I like and I am so comfortable with EF provided by .Net wherein I can code first and database tables are generated by the framework itself etc. I am now coding a personal site using PHP. Is there any equivalent thing in PHP which will make my life easier. I cannot choose .Net for personal site. That answer is out :(.
With "Code-First" approach, Doctrine:
Official Website: http://www.doctrine-project.org/projects/orm.html
You can check also other popular PHP ORMs, but I'm not sure if you could do "code-first approach" as Doctrine: