I'm pleased to announce my first course with O'Reilly, whose books I've read for years. If you've wanted to start writing plugins for the world's most popular open source content management system, or if you've been avoiding it because you think it might be too hard, check it out. You'll go through several real-world examples, building up several simple plugins from scratch. This video course is available for download or streaming from O'Reilly and their partner Infinite Skills. Find out more here »
Configuring PhpStorm to debugging command line PHP scripts (March 4, 2017)
Working for years with Drupal's command-line tool drush, and more recently with Laravel's artisan, I've had occasion to interface with Xdebug in my favorite IDE, PhpStorm. Here's how I am currently working with all of these tools together.
Incidentally, if you've never tried a real debugger in your projects, you can check out my talk from WordCamp Orange County, "Let's Debug for...