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    Mimicking TravisCI with Jenkins

    by  • February 6, 2013 • PHP, Tips and Tricks, Tools • 1 Comment

    We are all awaiting the day when all of us can get TravisCI Pro and get all of that testing goodness into our private repositories right? And by that I mean, having our PRs annotated with build status, running automated tests and such. Well, there is a work around to it, if you use...

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    Slapping some Varnish on WordPress

    by  • October 15, 2012 • DevOps, PHP, Tools, Wordpress • 3 Comments

    So last week I published my review of PHPNW12 and instantly my whole server went down in flames. My current WP setup has a few issues with multi-lingual plugins which I can’t get over yet, as it requires a bit more of invested time. But this can’t go on, I needed a solution, a...

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    The IDEs of March

    by  • March 15, 2012 • PHP, Tools • 2 Comments

    Last Year, Chris Shiflett started the “Ideas of March” movement, and Jon Tangerine quickly coined the “Ides of March” twist and some people followed him. This year, here we are again and while reading my twitter feed I saw Cal Evans’ post with Jon Tangerine’s line. Of course it was early and I read...

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    Debugging PHPUnit Tests in NetBeans with XDebug

    by  • May 13, 2011 • PHP, Tips and Tricks, Tools • 4 Comments

    Every now and then you run into this weird situation in your code, where something that was supposed to zig is now zagging and it makes no sense whatsoever. For me this ends up happening in my unit tests since i’m not running everything in the browser everytime and since my tests usually run...

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    Managing Test Users in Facebook

    by  • February 7, 2011 • PHP, Tools

    Recently Facebook implemented a new and more secure way of creating test users for your applications using the new Graph API. This new resource creates test users per application, allowing the developers of these apps to login as these users and test out their app’s functionality without using their own accounts and throwing test...

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