Section 5: PHP Tools - PHP Editors, Modules and Add-ons, Support Applications, Template Engines, and More
Within the PHP Tools section you'll find a growing list of PHP editors, PHP modules and add-ons, PHP support applications, PHP template modules, and more for PHP programming and code.
Know of some great PHP help, PHP programming tutorials, tips, tools, documentation, manuals, software, tools, Web sites, books, or other PHP resources? Recommendations are welcome and appreciated!
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- PHP Home (6 pages total)
- Section 1: PHP and PHP-Related Documentation and Manuals (1 page)
- Section 2: Articles and Tutorials on PHP Programming (1 page)
- Section 3: Discussion Lists, and Newsgroups on PHP Programming (1 page)
- Section 4: Sites, Other Resources, and Books on PHP Programming (1 page)
Books on PHP
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Full-featured PHP IDE for Windows. Features include code insight, code completion, syntax-highlighting, integrated debugger, code browser, keyboard templates, and more. [Software by Waterproof Software.]
- Zend Studio
Full-featured, comprehensive PHP editor. Includes HTML integration, manage projects, search/replace, debugging, more. Has good reviews. [Software by Zend.]
Commercial and Free PHP Modules, Add-ons
- 100% Apache-Compliant REQUEST_URI for IIS and Windows!
REQUEST_URIfor Windows is a must-install for absolutely anyone that uses IIS & PHP, no matter what software you run. It's free, it's one-hundred percent compatible with Apache's own
REQUEST_URI, and best of all, it's guaranteed to work no matter what.
REQUEST_URIfor Windows gets whatever the user entered into the address bar - period. Nothing more, nothing less. And of course, you never have to modify a single script to make them work, this does all the work for you.” [Article/tutorial dated 11/17/2006, by The Neosmart Files. Hat tip: Sally Nordquist via Wise-Women Discussion List.]
- MagickWand for PHP
PHP module that enables PHP access to the ImageMagick MagickWand API. Requires server installation of ImageMagick. [MagickWand.]
- MySpace PHP Add-ons
GMTT Myspace Gig Grabber: keep a dynamic list of all your bands gigs, and include details, more. GMTT Myspace PHP Friends List Extractor: “This script will extract the profile urls and friend IDs of all of a myspace users friends.” [GMTT.]
PHP Extension and Application Repository. Download popular PEAR packages here, check the manual, much more. [PEAR.]
- PHP Add-ons for WampServer
For PHP 4.x, 5.x, and Apache 1.3, 2.x. WampServer provides Apache, PHP, and MySQL for Windows environments. [WampServer.]
Content management system module for PHP, from easily updating content on pages to using as a web log, news portal, journaling, many other purposes. Download from the site, tutorials and info available at the site. Many features. [PHP-Nuke.]
- PHP-Nuke Addons
Add-ons for the PHP-Nuke content management system. [Web site section part of: PHP-Nuke.]
"A complete news-driven Web site package with lots of bells and whistles. A few features include interchangeable templates/themes, multilanguage translations, fully configurable web-based administration, rdf import/exporting, internal links/statistics pages, search/archiving capabilities, and more." Lots of support and detailed info available. Editor note February 19, 2006: Development is currently suspended, but support continues. [PHPWeblog.]
- Romarin PHPWeblog Add-ons
Add-ons include a calendar, page stats, chat, polls, guestbook. [Part of romarin phpWeblog.]
Other PHP Tools
A web-based graphical interface application for managing a database. Especially good for those new to relational database systems and considering using MySQL. Highly recommended and free open source application for PHP. [Web site: phpMyAdmin. hat tip: PHPHelp.com]
Template engine, template/presentation framework packed with features. Highly recommended and free, open source. [Web site: Smarty, part of PHP.net.]