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Xdebug for Mac OS X PHP

Follow these instructions for PHP provided with Mac OS X to phpize Xdebug source, configure, build and install the PHP Xdebug extension.

How To Create a WordPress Shortcode for flickr Albums

How to create a WordPress custom shortcode to display photos from flickr. This post documents using the Slick Lazy Load Photo Grid along with the flickr API to render photo albums in Wordpress Posts wherever the shortcode is entered. Webpack 4, autoprefixer, and babel are included for building the JS and CSS.

Laravel JWT Auth with Vue.js

This post documents using Laravel to build JSON Web Token based authentication with a Vue.js 1.0 user interface. UPDATE: vue.js 2.0 version published.

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API For form validation, create a FormRequest class. Use the command line and the php artisan make command to generate the class as follows. php artisan make:request RegisterFormRequest Edit app/Http/Requests/RegisterFormRequest.php. First, return true instead of false in the authorize function since using JWT for that. Then add the validation rules in the array that is returned in the rules function for the new User as follows. RegisterFormRequest.php public function authorize() { return true; } .

Laravel Install on Windows IIS

This post documents installing PHP 7, PHP Manager and Laravel 5.3 on Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager version 10 which ships with Windows 10 Pro. This Laravel Installation will also be configured to connect to a SQLite database.

Laravel User Registration with Email Activation

This post documents how to add an e-mail confirmation to the Laravel User registration that is generated by the Artisan console. In this example, the registered user will not be able to login until the activation link that is sent to the users registered e-mail account has been loaded into the browser.

Laravel User Authentication with Ajax Validation

This post documents how to add Ajax form validation to Laravel User Authentication that is generated by the Artisan console.

Slim 3 MVC

This post documents a Slim 3 PHP micro framework application with models, views and controllers (MVC) using Twig templates to display data from a database.

Visual Studio Code

code.visualstudio.com This free open source cross platform code editor from Microsoft has grown to become the most popular since its release in 2015. Visual Studio Code is highly customizable, has a vast extension library, Git integration, contextual theme support, a built in terminal and debugging to name a few of the many available features.

Xdebug for XAMPP on OS X

After discovering how nice the vscode-php-debug extension works in Visual Studio Code on my Windows 10 laptop, I wanted this same setup for a PHP project on my work Mac Book Pro running OS X Yosemite (10.10). The version of XAMPP I currently have installed on the Mac is 5.6.11-0 and for this tutorial, there are a few requirements to consider…

Wordpress Page Specific Styles or Scripts

I wanted an efficient way to load page or post specific stylesheets and or scripts which lead me to see if I could utilize custom fields for this. Using custom fields combined with wp_enqueue_style and wp_enqueue_script worked perfectly. This solution allows me to link css or javascript files for only the posts or pages I want.

XAMPP Windows Setup

Documenting my XAMPP for Windows setup for myself and anyone else who finds it useful. For those of you that do not know, XAMPP is a completely free, easy to install Apache distribution containing MySQL, PHP, and Perl. I still have my Virtual Machine for LAMP Development which I will use for test deployments of my localhost LAMP development prior to production deployment. This local XAMPP setup will be better for debugging, working with node modules and grunt tasks for preparing the deployment build.

PHP

This page is a collection of various PHP code snippets.

Virtual Machine for LAMP Development

This blog post addresses a common scenario — a local LAMP development environment on your Windows or OS X computer. You could use XAMPP on either Windows or OS X, MAMP on OS X or native Apache in OS X. Here, we will create a Linux virtual machine with Samba configured to share the Virtual Machine file system with the host computer. We will also create virtual hosts, install and configure WordPress and Xdebug.

Mint LAMP Development Environment - Part Two

Linux Mint 15 ‘Olivia’ I decided it was time to ditch my Linux 13 KDE setup and try the improved MATE 1.6 desktop now that Linux Mint 15 released. I find it pretty slick and fast, a nice change from Windows when I decide to do some development in a true LAMP environment. Speaking of which, we need to get that installed. Before doing that, the first thing I like to do is open up a terminal and run:

Mint LAMP Development Environment

OPERATING SYSTEM: Linux Mint 13 Maya For Drupal development, since I already have a Linux Mint system setup, I decide to focus on it rather than the Windows 8 Acquia Drupal setup I blogged about a few days ago. Apache, MySQL & PHP Install all of these applications with a single command. Thanks to Unix System Engineer, Nitin Sookun for posting this on the Linux Mint Community website. Since you will need root permissions when performing write operations outisde of your home directory, the commands shown below presume that you are logged in as root or are in a root instance of the terminal.

Acquia Drupal for Windows

I needed to setup a localhost Drupal development environment to upgrade a Drupal 6 theme and do some testing prior to upgrading a live site to Drupal 7. I decided to give the Microsoft Web Platform Installer a try on my Windows 8 computer.