• Vagrant: The guest machine entered an invalid state

    Vagrant: The guest machine entered an invalid state

    “The guest machine entered an invalid state.” How to fix Vagrant when it flips out with a weird error message.

  • Getting phpmd to play nice in Composer

    Getting phpmd to play nice in Composer

    Setting up phpmd in composer gave me a “PHP Warning: failed to open stream”. This post shows you how to easily fix that by specifying your pdepend version.

  • Session Locking in PHP with Memcached

    Session Locking in PHP with Memcached

    During some cache testing I was doing in Magento this past week I ran into something that at first looked like a bug, but really just turned out to be a limitation of PHP Sessions. It isn’t immediately obvious as a session locking issue so I thought I’d share what I learned. I’ve been using […]

  • IPv6 is here (and how it screwed me)

    IPv6 is here (and how it screwed me)

    IPv6 is actually gaining some traction, but if you’re using a .local TLD for anything on your Mac you may run into some strange delays and routing issues.

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Currently Reading: Code Complete

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Several years ago Paul M Jones recommended Code Complete to me as a book that would give me a better perspective on what I do and allow me to hone my craft. I did get the book but because of its size I’ve only ever read bits and pieces. Its going to take me awhile […]

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PhpStorm: I’ve taken the plunge

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I’ve been using Sublime Text 2 for almost two years now and TextMate before that, but so far I like PhpStorm. Its definitely heavier but the native integration with PhpUnit + code coverage, Code Sniffer, MessDetector and code completion / hinting with the DocBlock integration has really won me over. I wish I had picked […]

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