Your Problem: Irrelephant.
If you got redirected here by someone you're using probably something you shouldn't use.
- Soap - Stop that madness. Use REST
- Pear - anno 1995 is calling you. You should give back their Pear lib. Use Composer
- Typo3 4x/6x - Just use something else. You make yourself a favor.
- SQL string building - Mr. SQL-Injection is right behind your back waiting to punsh you in the face. Use a ORM with QueryBuilder
- jQuery to build GUI - Use AngularJS/EmberJS/React
- Coffeescript - Go call the governor! Ecmascript 6 is around the corner. #Traceur
- Apache + mod_php - Use Nginx + php-fpm
- Microsoft IIS - wtf?
- Yii - some people need a high-five. with a chair. in their face
- Kohana, CodeIgniter, CakePHP ->
rm -rf /var/wwwand restart your career with Symfony/Laravel
- SVN/CVS - Use the one and only git
- Eclipse - You like pain, don't you?
- Dreamweaver - kill it with fire and better use vim/phpStorm
- PHP mail() - Use Swiftmailer or go to hell!
- Plain CSS - Use LESS or SASS
- Manual dependency management - Composer, Bower, NPM