Are there any deployment tools for PHP web projects ? e.g. something akin to capistrano for Ruby
Capistrano is written in Ruby, but isn't limited to deploying Ruby code. According to Wikipedia, it can deploy PHP code as well.
Capistrano is written in the Ruby language and is distributed using the RubyGems distribution channel. It is an outgrowth of the Ruby on Rails web application framework, but has also been used to deploy web applications written using other frameworks, including ones written in PHP
If you're already familiar with using Capistrano, I'd definitely recommended using that.
http://www.jonmaddox.com/2006/08/16/automated-php-deployment-with-capistrano/ outlines a method of using Capistrano to deploy PHP projects.
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