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Setting up your workstation for Joomla! development

Setting up your workstation for Joomla! development

Joomla! Doc has a great documentation online that explains how to set up your development environment

This article provides detailed instructions for setting up your workstation for #Joomla! development. Note that there are many possible configurations for doing #Joomla! development. Any environment that supports Apache, MySql, PHP, and Subversion should work for writing #Joomla! code and extensions.

This document provides step-by-step instructions for setting up and working with the #Eclipse IDE. The example used and screen shots are for Windows XP, but the basic steps are the same for #Linux.

The part 1 mainly explains how to install technical components

The part 2 is even better as it explains how to create patches for #Joomla! along with some eclipse tips and tricks.

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Cédric Walter

I worked with various Insurances companies across Switzerland on online applications handling billion premium volumes. I love to continuously spark my creativity in many different and challenging open-source projects fueled by my great passion for innovation and blockchain technology.In my technical role as a senior software engineer and Blockchain consultant, I help to define and implement innovative solutions in the scope of both blockchain and traditional products, solutions, and services. I can support the full spectrum of software development activities, starting from analyzing ideas and business cases and up to the production deployment of the solutions.I'm the Founder and CEO of Disruptr GmbH.