Time flies, PHP is still being used and popular in the world 😎
Getting started and working with PHP is totally awesome nowadays, we have plenty of tools to skyrocket your development experience (DX).
Let's check them out 😉
PHPStorm (my go-to IDE)
Visual Studio Code (has plenty of PHP plugins)
🚀 Laravel Herd
A super tool to install & switch PHP versions, nginx included 😎
The pain of managing the PHP version is no more.
Home page: https://herd.laravel.com/
Get your desired database up and running in no time. Including MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Redis 🥰
Home page: https://dbngin.com/
A simple Email service to help us test the email content, recipients,...
No installation is required, we only need to sign up, get the SMTP credentials, and rock your development 🔥
Home page: https://mailtrap.io/
An elegant database management tool, super easy to use, has super high UX, and multiple helpers as well.
We can use it free but limited to 2 tabs. However, the premium version is great and worth the investment.
Home page: https://tableplus.com/
(Optional) 🌹 DevToolz
An opinionated development toolz made for developers.
I crafted from my experience. Super useful in your development process.
I hope you'll like it, free to use & open-sourced: https://tools.sethphat.dev/
There will be more tools to come, stays tuned ❤️!
Well, those are the basic tools that you'll need to install & use to achieve the best DX.
Those are the tools I am using every day, and totally satisfied ⭐️
Have fun coding 😉!