Quality Assurance Tools for PHP

  • PHP_CodeSniffer tokenises PHP, JavaScript and CSS files and detects violations of a defined set of coding standards.
  • phpmd scans PHP source code and looks for potential problems such as possible bugs, suboptimal code or overcomplicated expressions.
  • phpcpd is a Copy/Paste Detector (CPD) for PHP code.
  • PHP_Depend is a PHP software metrics tool.
  • PHPUnit is the de-facto standard unit test framework for PHP.
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  • Scrum and XP

    Scrum and XP work well together

    A programmer cannot be Agile if the person that manages him is not Agile as well, and vice versa. That’s why Scrum focuses on management and organization practices while XP focuses mostly on actual programming practices, and that’s why they work so well together. […]

    source : http://phpimpact.wordpress.com/category/agile-development/ 

    Book Title: Scrum and XP from the Trenches 

    Free download

    This book includes:

    • Practical tips and tricks for most Scrum and XP practices
    • Typical pitfalls and how they were addressed
    • Diagrams and photos illustrating day-to-day work
    • Testing and test-driven development
    • Scaling and coordinating multiple teams
    • Dealing with resistance from inside and outside the team
    • Planning and time estimation techniques
    • Forwards by Jeff Sutherland and Mike Cohn