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Open Source Joomla and PHP development with Eclipse

Open Source Joomla and PHP development with Eclipse

When #Eclipse meet #Joomla

Project: SolarJoomla
The easiest way to develop component, modules, bots for Jooomla using best of the breed open source software.

In order to speed up development of #Joomla software, I am currently developing a developer package "start and ready to work". This package will be release at the beginning of next week (18.04.2006)

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Content of package

eclipse logo
Eclipse 3.1.2
Eclipse is an open source community whose projects are focused on providing a vendor-neutral open development platform and application frameworks for building software. The Eclipse Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation formed to advance the creation, evolution, promotion, and support of the Eclipse Platform and to cultivate both an open source community and an ecosystem of complementary products, capabilities, and services.
php eclipse plugin
PhpEclipse 1.1.8
The PHPeclipse project aims to create a full featured PHP IDE with features like internal PHP parser, debugger, code formatter, outline view, templates and much more.
apache http server
Apache 1.3.33

The Apache HTTP Server Project is an effort to develop and maintain an open-source HTTP server for modern operating systems including UNIX and Windows NT. The goal of this project is to provide a secure, efficient and extensible server that provides HTTP services in sync with the current HTTP standards.

Apache has been the most popular web server on the Internet since April 1996.
with mod_rewrite

php logo
PHP  4.3.1
PHP is a popular open-source programming language used primarily for developing server-side applications and dynamic web content, and more recently, other software. The name is a recursive acronym for "PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor".

with PHPdg debugger support
with GD2 image manipulation library

phpMyAdmin is a tool written in PHP intended to handle the administration of MySQL over the Web. Currently it can create and drop databases, create/drop/alter tables, delete/edit/add fields, execute any SQL statement, manage keys on fields.

Accessible through:

joomla logo
Joomla 1.0.8
Joomla! is one of the most powerful Open Source Content Management Systems on the planet. It is used all over the world for everything from simple websites to complex corporate applications. Joomla! is easy to install, simple to manage, and reliable.

configured to access mysql dev10x database
admin panel login: admin
admin panel pwd: admin
joomla logo
Joomla 1.1alpha2
configured to access mysql dev15x database
admin panel login: admin
admin panel pwd: admin
mysql logo
MySQL 4.1.19 
root login: root
root password: empty
Eclipse Launcher Version 2.0.2A tool for java developers using eclipse IDE. The eclipse launcher provides developers to manage multiple workspaces and to start those. The program is shown in system tray from which it is possible to edit or start the workspace definition in an easy way.
Sun JDK 1.5
Java Development Kit from Sun Microsystems that implements the basic set of tools needed to write, test and debug Java applications and applets. Needed to run Eclipse.

Some figures

  • Distribution will be available as zip or setup.exe
  • You will have to accept and Read all licences in directory c:\SolarJoomla\licences\
  • start one program EclipseLauncher.exe to enjoy a running Joomla 1.X environment.

About The Author

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.