Using Development Tools

When developing in Joomla, using the proper tools can make your life a lot easier. Finding the right tool for the job is one of the most important aspects of being an effective developer. There are some key tools such as Git, Eclipse, NetBeans, and jEdit that, once you use them, you won’t want to develop without them. The tools introduced in this chapter will help expedite your Joomla development and provide a safety net (through source code control) against making mistakes.

In this chapter, we’ll cover:

  • Using Git for source code control
  • Developing with Eclipse as your standard Integrated Development Environment ...

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