The purpose of this forum is to help equip new (and novice) programmers with the tools that have been recommended, tested, and implemented by other Joombies like you. To help foster a ‘level playing field’ amongst our up and coming developers, you will find information on many of the tools currently being used by the community.
You will find plenty of resources for information, including Q/A and FAQ’s that are currently in development. For a more complete listing of useful reading, head to dev.joomla.org and discover the vast wealth of information regarding Joomla! Development.
For specific Wiki's regarding current IDE's in use, check out:
If you have questions regarding a specific tool, please be sure you are clear in which you are asking about. A good rule of thumb would be to post the tool you are inquiring about. Example:
Post Title: Eclipse Question
Body of Post:
- Program Name
- Any applicable plug-ins / extensions
- Brief Description including code snippet, illustration, or example of issue.
We are always on the lookout for new and exciting innovation to allow for better / faster / easier development. If you have a tool that you use, please be sure to share it will us! Especially if it is an open source tool; it may be just what someone was looking for in their quest to develop for Joomla!
Please be sure to include as much information about any components that you may introduce, including:
- Home (web site)
As always, we are dedicated to promote a positive community experience. General forum rules are applicable and may be found here.
Please be kind and do a search before you ask a question. It may save yourself, as well as the people responding to you, a great deal of time and energy.
If you have any questions / comments / suggestions, please PM one of the forum moderators listed.
Thanks, and good luck with your future coding endeavors!