When a client requests a feature, how do you provide a reasonable estimate? What do you base your estimate on. How much contingency do you add?
After upgrading to PHP5.4 on one of our older code-bases I’m finding the error logs full of PHP Strict Errors and warnings. As this code is old and not financially viable to fix all these issues I needed to ignore the errors and warnings.
I have a few steps I usually follow when I find myself working on one of these websites so here’s how I use Git with Web Development.
If you need to perform a Find and Replace with a Regex in PHPStorm and want to replace a dollar sign ($) you’ll need to escape it with a double slash
Whilst working on a legacy project* at work I’m getting lots of pages with the PHP warning “Warning: Invalid argument supplied for foreach() in …”. The warning is showing because I like to develop with error reporting turned on.
Can’t find the VirtualBox Guest Additions ISO? Here’s a link to the VirtualBox downloads server.
How to configure postfix to deliver all mail to a local user account
I always forget the MySQL create database with UTF8 character set syntax, so here it is.
In The Beginning… I’ve been a PHP Web Developer for a long long time and have spent many hours setting up development environments in order to practice my trade. From full blown towers running full cdrom installations of RedHat 6.2 through to a laptop running FreeBSD and then Slackware. I used to compile the LAMP […]
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