This is a list of my favourite libraries and tools. I can recommend any of them without doubts.

A

  • AngularJS – IMHO the most clean way to work with JS in a web application

C

G

  • Gaufrette – Gaufrette is a PHP5 library that provides a filesystem abstraction layer

I

  • Imagine – The best php image manipulation lib, really

O

  • Omnipay – An easy to use, consistent payment processing library for php.

P

  • Phinx – php Migrations
  • php Daemon – Write solid long running daemons in php

R

  • RabbmitMQ – Robust messaging for applications
  • Ratchet – A php Websocket implementation
  • Robo – A php task runner