Tools For Web Application Development based on PHP

IT companies these days act as the Software development partner who can translate the vision of the client into intuitive web applications that deliver value at a predetermined investment and turnaround time

Web Application creates unique software applications that can be used for websites, desktops and intranets.

An ideal development tool makes an ideal application, It is therefore advisable to visit a wide range of tools for a particular task so you can choose the most appropriate, though this may be unrealistic given the vast amount of applications you have today. We will discuss here the parameters influencing the choice of a tool for PHP based web application development

Election parameters

There are a number of parameters to make a decision when choosing a tool. The parameters are as follows:

1. Cost

Several tools for developing web applications in PHP are priced per license / etc., For example some of the tools provided by Zend Technologies (a company dedicated to PHP technologies) and Dreamweaver have a license fee, but the vast majority of no-cost tools.

2. Features

The characteristics of a tool are an important parameter since the lack of them can tremendously slow down the web application development process. It is recommended to use tools with lots of features.

3. Flexibility

It is the ability to customize your tool so that you feel really comfortable with it. This can speed up certain processes in the development of the application (creating macros, etc..).

4. Documentation and Community

Chances are we have a problem while using our tool and find a solution either by reading the documentation or resorting to the community. The community itself is not only dedicated to solving problems (help, etc..), Is is also meant to make better use of the tool (creating plugins, best practices, etc.)

5. Learning curve

The learning curve refers to how difficult it is to learn a tool if you use it effectively. You should consider the complexity of a tool and see if it justifies the time invested in learning the tool.

The types of tools you need for Web Application Development are based on:

1. Operating System

2. Browser

3. SDI

IDE (Integrated Development Environment) is the tool to develop the application.

4. Web Server

5. Other tools include

VCS (Version Control System), FTP client ( file transfer Protocol) , Virtualization.