The ultimate Magento local development environment
Time is money and therefore every developer should strive for an optimal setup in which he can operate the fastest. Since I began with Magento in 2008 a lot has changed tool-wise and I am constantly improving to find the optimum Magento local development setup. Which software pieces do you need for fast and qualitative development of Magento modules? PhpStorm: since many years now the state-of-the-art IDE for PHP, this software is worth every penny and is continually developed every few months Magicento: the plugin that makes PhpStorm incredible useful for Magento by providing auto-completion, automatically generating module structure and many more features.