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Xdebug patch : return value in computerized format

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Aggregated on Sunday June 21, 2009 - Permalink

I just sent in my first Xdebug patch. It implements bug/feature request #416 – seems the computerized format for function calls didn’t output the return value. This is the patch :XDebug bug #416 patch

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Using PHPUnit to verify parameter types

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Aggregated on Sunday June 21, 2009 - Permalink

Update (13 Oct) : updated the patch for the latest SVN code of PHPUnit (5277) PHP is dynamically typed PHP is a dynamically typed language. What this means is that it allows you to do things like : $a = 5; $a = 'test'; $a = false; The reason this works, is because PHP enforces … Continue reading Using PHPUnit to verify parameter types →

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My personal favorites in PHP 5.3

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Aggregated on Tuesday June 30, 2009 - Permalink

Just in case you’ve been living on Pluto for the past few days : PHP 5.3 was released today. My personal favorite new stuff and changes : Nested exceptions : something I’ve wanted for a long time ! Namespaces : yes, we finally have them ! Now let’s use them properly (this means : use … Continue reading My personal favorites in PHP 5.3 →

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Zendcon 2009 report

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Aggregated on Friday October 23, 2009 - Permalink

After participating in Zendcon 2007 and having to cancel my visit to Zendcon 2008 due to a torn achilles tendon, I was determined to make it to this year’s edition. The venue had again changed, this time moving to the San Jose Convention Center. This is one of the only items I can critize : … Continue reading Zendcon 2009 report →

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PHP in Belgium

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Aggregated on Tuesday November 24, 2009 - Permalink

The PHP scene in Belgium is exploding… the amount of requests my company receives for PHP projects is growing every month. The result : I’m looking for 5-6 developers to keep up… now normally that would be a good thing, except that in Belgium those people are extremely hard to find, for the simple reason … Continue reading PHP in Belgium →

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Automated PHP 5.3 compatibility testing for your (old) code

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Aggregated on Thursday June 24, 2010 - Permalink

Update (Mar 5, 2012) : check here for the latest version, supporting PHP 5.4 as well. Update (Dec 22, 2010) : code has seen some minor modifications to ensure compatibility with the latest PHP_CodeSniffer release (1.3.0RC1) – thanks to Sebastian Bergmann. Also updated the instructions below. Note (Dec 22, 2010) : this compatibility test will … Continue reading Automated PHP 5.3 compatibility …

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