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Using Xdebug to Trace Functions

I’ve been relying on Xdebug quite a lot in recent years to step through PHP code, analyze stacktraces, inspect variables, profile applications, and more. Recently I needed to find out why a function call was taking so long to execute.

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Introduction to FirePHP

FirePHP is a great tool for debugging PHP, and maintaining some level of control over your error handling. Also, it’s a great tool for getting information about your variables, objects, etc. while your PHP code is executing. FirePHP requires only

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Cache-related WSOD! Help!

UPDATE: You can do this stuff with Drush (setting the variable with vset). It’s much faster! Well, you’ve probably all had a White Screen Of Death a time or two while dealing with Drupal or PHP. They can be very

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