Developer Tools

Developer Tools

Vanilla uses a wide range to tools and technologies to build its product. This list is simply to guide new developers getting acclimated to our ecosystem.

Languages, Standards & Formats

  • PHP & MySQL
  • Javascript
  • HTML & CSS
  • Smarty
  • Markdown & BBCode
  • JSON & XML
  • RSS & Atom

Open Tools

  • git & GitHub
  • xdebug
  • PHPUnit
  • Composer
  • Hub
  • jQuery
  • Sass & Less
  • HtmLawed
  • CodeSniffer
  • PHPMailer

Internal Tools

  • HipChat
  • TeamworkPM
  • Transifex
  • Google Docs
  • Garden HTTP
  • Garden Console
  • Vanilla Porter
  • Lithe mobile theme
  • Minion forumbot
  • Jarvis chatbot

Cloud Stack

  • OpenStack
  • PHP 5.5
  • nginx
  • Percona
  • Varnish
  • memcached
  • Zend OPcache
  • Sphinx

Stacks Supported

  • Unix, Windows, or OSX
  • nginx, Apache, or IIS
  • MySQL, Percona, or MariaDB
  • PHP 5.3 - 5.6 (as of Vanilla 2.2)

Common Dev Apps

  • PhpStorm or NetBeans
  • Sequel Pro
  • Keka or YemuZip
  • MacDown or Mou
  • Kaleidoscope
  • Postman (Chrome App)
  • Balsamiq
  • 1Password
  • DeckSet

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