These tools are a collection of useful scripts to generate skeleton code. Core components of your application can be generated with a simple command, allowing you to easily develop applications using Phalcon.
Install composer in a common location or in your project:
curl -s https://getcomposer.org/installer | php
Create the composer.json file as follows:
Run the composer installer:
php composer.phar install
Create a symbolic link to the phalcon.php script:
ln -s ~/phalcon-devtools/phalcon /usr/bin/phalcon
chmod ugo+x /usr/bin/phalcon
You can download or clone a cross platform package containing the developer tools from Github.