Web development is not that much difficult now a days. The important is how you do it and how much time you take to complete the task. Web developers do not have to start over from scratch all the time when there are lots of free tools making advanced Web Development a easier.
In this post i have compiled tools and resources for php developers which will make their life easier.
Symfony is a full-stack framework, a library of cohesive classes written in PHP.
MODx helps you take control of your online content. An Open Source PHP application framework, it frees you to build sites exactly how you want and make them 100% yours.
PHP Object Generator, (POG) is an open source which automatically generates clean & tested Object Oriented code for your PHP4/PHP5 application.
4. Zend Studio
Zend Studio for Eclipse combines proven capabilities to create the world’s most powerful IDE for Rich Internet Applications (RIAs).
CakePHP is a rapid development framework for PHP that provides an extensible architecture for developing, maintaining, and deploying applications.
DBG is a a full-featured php debugger, an interactive tool that helps you debugging php scripts.
FirePHP enables you to log to your Firebug Console using a simple PHP method call.
Aukyla Software is an offspring of Auton Rijnsburg, specialized in software development and web services.
BlueShoes is a comprehensive application framework and content management system. It is written in the widely used web-scripting language PHP.
The Horde Application Framework is a general-purpose web application framework in PHP, providing classes for dealing with preferences, compression, browser detection, connection tracking, MIME handling, and more.
CodeIgniter is a powerful PHP framework with a very small footprint, built for PHP coders who need a simple and elegant toolkit to create full-featured web applications
Want to build a data centric business application without dirty code – PhpOpenbiz (Openbiz) is the solution!
The Qcodo Development Framework is an open-source PHP 5 framework that focuses on freeing developers from unnecessary tedious, mundane coding.
Seagull is a mature OOP framework for building web, command line and GUI applications. Licensed under BSD, the project allows PHP developers to easily integrate and manage code resources, and build complex applications quickly.
PHP coding in an object oriented framework that’s ajax friendly.
Xaraya is a cutting edge open source framework (written in PHP) on which developers can create sophisticated web applications and designers enjoy considerable flexibility.
It is a PHP unit test and web test framework.
The complete documentation solution for PHP.
Securimage is an open-source free PHP CAPTCHA script for generating complex images and CAPTCHA codes to protect forms from spam and abuse.
Pixy is a Java program that performs automatic scans of PHP 4 source code.
21. PHP/SWF Charts
PHP/SWF Charts is a simple, yet powerful PHP tool to create attractive web charts and graphs from dynamic data.
WideImage is an object-oriented library for image manipulation, written in/for PHP 5?
This program reformat and beautify PHP 4 and PHP 5 source code files automatically. The program is Open Source and distributed under the terms of PHP Licence. It is written in PHP 5 and has a command line tool.
It’s a project build system based on Apache Ant. You can do anything with it that you could do with a traditional build system like GNU make, and its use of simple XML build files and extensible PHP “task” classes make it an easy-to-use and highly flexible build framework.
24. HTML Purifier
HTML Purifier is a standards-compliant HTML filter library written in PHP.
SimplePie is a very fast and easy-to-use class, written in PHP, that puts the ‘simple’ back into ‘really simple syndication’.
Koders.com, the leading search engine for open source and other downloadable code now contains over 2 billion lines of code within its repository.