Kevin Schroeder's Blog: Connecting to the Zend Developer Cloud with PHPStorm
Note: This article was originally published at PHPDeveloper on 22 November 2011.
Just because you want to use the Zend Developer Cloud at phpcloud.com doesn't mean that you necessarily use Zend Studio. While I may wonder why you don't use Zend Studio (:-)) I know there are a lot of other good IDE's on the market and an IDE like PHPStorm might suit how you do your development.
He walks you through the whole process, complete with screenshots - creating the project on phpcloud, cloning your git repo there, configure PHPStorm for deployment (via SFTP) and set up a little path mapping.