PHP Debugging with Xdebug

PHP Debugging with Xdebug

Web development with PHP can get frustrating without the adequate tools. The most common thing a new web developer does when attempting PHP debugging is to add var_dump() calls to print out the value of a variable at a certain point in the program’s execution,... 10 PHP code quality tools to avoid a mess in your projects

10 PHP code quality tools to avoid a mess in your projects

When programming in any language there are certain common errors that everyone makes as they mature and evolve their programming skills. In the case of PHP, I’ve seen a lot of ugly and complicated code around, since the language is very permissive. To have a...

Easy PHP code test development with SimpleTest unit testing framework

Testing is a task every developer has to do eventually on any programming project. You can do it manually after writing all your code to see if it works as you intended, or better yet, before writing your code, using test driven development techniques that will save...

The Social Network Movie

I just saw The Social Network movie. From a geeky perspective, its a very interesting movie. But I don’t know if it will be entertaining enough for the general public. Also I say this with the perspective of having read the book, and as most movies based on...

First day at DrupalCon San Francisco 2010

DrupalCon San Francisco has been great. Yes, its been only one day but I love the atmosphere. There are several tracks going on at the same time during the day, so its impossible to see every talk. I hope that they publish videos of the ones I couldn’t attend....