The Developer Drive site has posted their top 40+ list of libraries and tools that can help developers write better PHP. Their selections range from templating libraries to request handling and even testing tools.
There are scads of PHP tools available over the internet for php developers, but finding an appropriate PHP tool is quite an arduous task and demands effort and time. Today we’ve collected 45 handy PHP development tools for developers.
Included in their list are tools such as:
Several of the libraries can be installed via Composer (another tool in their list) but other items are stand-alone software that would need to be set up outside of the application.