We recently crossed 20k downloads of our Vagrant box for Joomla. Wow – what a milestone. We never even dreamed to see this number when we first released it 3 years ago.
Zend Developer Zone
Recently Daniel Berman (Product Evangelist at Zend Technologies) wrote about debugging Joomla with the Joomlatools Box and Z-Ray on the Zend Developer Zone. What an honor!
At ZendCon 2015 our own Johan Janssens and co-founder of Joomla demonstrated how to setup up a complete local Joomla environment in just minutes, install a site, install an extension from Git using composer. Then he tested it on various Joomla versions and different PHP versions.
Over the past three years various Joomla developers & contributors shared their love for our little box. We wanna thank everybody who helped spreading the word. Both online and during various Joomla events across the world.
Here are a few of our favorites:
Our journey continues
Rest assured, we’ll continue our journey in open sourcing and improving the tools we use ourselves to develop the best Joomla extensions of their kind. For the benefit of every Joomla developer, designer or site builder.
Wanna help? Check our repositories on GitHub.
Try it yourself
Check our documentation to setup your own ‘Joomla in a box’.