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List outdated composer packages with Climb

Written by / Original link on Nov. 8, 2015

Composer is really missing an "outdated" command like most of the other package managers. Luckily, the Climb package has this covered! Climb checks your composer files to see which packages are outdated, regardless of your version constraints. Without Climb, there's no way of knowing if a package…

Clearing PHP's OPcache with CacheTool

Written by / Original link on Oct. 31, 2015

OPcache is great, it improves PHP performance by storing precompiled script bytecode in shared memory, thereby removing the need for PHP to load and parse scripts on each request. But it seems like sometimes OPcache is not refreshing updated files in its cache, or that it cached a broken version of…

Installing PHP 5.6 and Mcrypt on Mac OSX

Written by / Original link on Oct. 19, 2015

Years ago I wrote a blog post on how to install the PHP mcrypt extension on OSX. But times change, and here's how you do it, for real. Disclaimer: I personally use Vagrant instead of setting up PHP and Nginx on my local machine. This allows me to quickly switch between completely different developm…