What is Enterprise Ready?

First, let me clarify, this post is not about Star Trek and the starship we’ve all come to know. šŸ˜‰ Further, this post is not to attack any one group, and rather is my (perhaps poor) attempt to help others gain some visibility into what large companies (Enterprises) do, or perhaps should, look for in… Continue reading What is Enterprise Ready?

Stop the pain, upgrade to PHP 7

When I was young I played football at my local middle school…very terribly. I didn’t enjoy running with the heavy pads in the heat, and I definitely didn’t enjoy running into and hitting the other kids, most of which were larger than me. But in high school that all changed. Why? Because in middle school… Continue reading Stop the pain, upgrade to PHP 7

Easy Docker dev environments for PHP with CloudEstuary

Lately I’ve been messing around with Docker, and specifically with containerizing PHP applications to perform quick services, such as static analysis of PHP code, compatibility of existing PHP code to specific versions of PHP, and performing security checks on PHP libraries included in my projects. However, I’ve not created a development environment for my projects… Continue reading Easy Docker dev environments for PHP with CloudEstuary

Setting up local step debugging with Zend Studio

Setting up debugging in an IDEƂĀ with a local PHP development environment has gotten so easy it can be done in a coupleƂĀ automated steps. In this post I will demonstrate how to get step debugging functioning with Zend Studio and Zend Debugger when the server is set up on a local environment. To begin with, I… Continue reading Setting up local step debugging with Zend Studio

Setting up local step debugging with PhpStorm

Setting up PHP debugging in an IDEƂĀ with a local development environment has gotten so easy it can be done in a few automated steps. In this post I will demonstrate how to get step debugging functioning with PhpStorm and Zend Debugger when the server is set up on a local environment. To begin with, I… Continue reading Setting up local step debugging with PhpStorm