Checklist for web developers (PHP version)

Editor: Notepad ++
Lightweight code editor, color coded, multiple windows etc…
http://notepad-plus-plus.org/
Best with  Zen Coding (http://code.google.com/p/zen-coding/) for highspeed HTML coding.

HTML5 Boilerplate
Your all in one page starter. Jquery, HTML5 and Google Analytics ready
http://html5boilerplate.com/

Javascript Library: JQuery
Light weight JS library for simple animations, DOM manipulation, AJAX, etc… lolz a must have.
http://jquery.com/

Less CSS
For Less CSS coding. ^__^
http://lesscss.org/

XAMPP
Portable easy to use local server.
http://www.apachefriends.org/en/xampp.html

PHP Framework: Codeigniter
For MVC coding.
http://codeigniter.com/

You’re good to go!

Happy Coding!