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New Opportunities

Written by Gary Hockin @GeeH - Published on Gary Hockin @GeeH
Aggregated on Friday September 1, 2017 - Permalink

It’s with equal parts excitement and amazement that I’m making myself available for consulting development or training work from the 1st October 2017. This does not mean I’m leaving JetBrains! Luckily for me, I’ve somehow managed to cultivate the unique opportunity to continue with JetBrains as a Developer Advocate for PhpStorm on a part time basis — keeping my role as the face of PhpStorm …

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PHP Versions

Written by Gary Hockin @GeeH - Published on Gary Hockin @GeeH
Aggregated on Wednesday January 21, 2015 - Permalink

I can clearly remember when I was a Ghost Programmer – clocking in and out of 9 to 5 jobs, and switching off when I got home. Like most jobbing coders, I used to have ideas that I’d play around with when I knocked off the job, some half-arsed side projects and the odd little job for friends or family, but largely I’d not think about coding on evenings and weekends. There must be thousands and …

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Understanding The OWasp Top 10 – PHPNW 2014

Written by Gary Hockin @GeeH - Published on Gary Hockin @GeeH
Aggregated on Tuesday March 31, 2015 - Permalink

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Understanding the OWASP Top 10 – PHPUK 2015 Video

Written by Gary Hockin @GeeH - Published on Gary Hockin @GeeH
Aggregated on Thursday April 2, 2015 - Permalink

I prefer this delivery!

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Debugging PHP Command Line (with PHP Storm & XDebug)

Written by Gary Hockin @GeeH - Published on Gary Hockin @GeeH
Aggregated on Monday May 4, 2015 - Permalink

At PHP North West I had huge difficulties configuring Xdebug and both my PHP and PHP Storm so they play nice in a CLI environment. So here, for others and almost certainly my future self, is how to do it. Note: This is on a MacBook Pro on OSX 10.9.6 running PHP 5.6  Xdebug Firstly, you need to check Xdebug is configured for remote debugging and has an IDE key set. In my case, because I’m …

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PhpStorm – Reformat Code…

Written by Gary Hockin @GeeH - Published on Gary Hockin @GeeH
Aggregated on Sunday June 28, 2015 - Permalink

For my recent job interview with PhpStorm, I was asked to create a video screencast. I’m interested in creating and selling high quality video content and have been looking around for a platform to help me achieve that, so I decided to release the PhpStorm sample video on Vimeo; mainly to see if it fits my needs. I’d love to get feedback on the style and content of the video, the production and …

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