There are 100s of LAMP Development Tools Available Today.
But if you are just getting into developing web apps using Linux-Apache-MySQL-php – or any variation on the theme – which tools should you choose as your go-to arsenal?
I’ve been developing LAMP stack apps for about 7 years now. These days, I teach and supervise as much as I code. But I’m a pretty experienced engineer.
Listed below are my favorites utilities and apps for newbie LAMP developers. They all have a bit of a learning curve that pays off later, when you burn the oil all night.
Five Gotta-Have LAMP Dev Tools
In order to develop LAMP/MAMP/XAMPP apps you’ll need at least five types of tools in your kit. These include:
- A local development environment (LDE)
- An integrated development environment (IDE)
- Database tools