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How to Debug in PHP

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 15/9/2009 beginner tutorials debug

Nobody enjoys the process of debugging their code. If you want to build killer web apps though, it’s vital that you understand the process thoroughly. This article breaks down the fundamentals of debugging in PHP, helps you understand PHP’s error messages and introduces you to some useful tools to help make the process a little less painful.

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Debugging Development

in PHP added by CalEvans, on 16/3/2009 debugging

Programming, as much as it is about machines, is conducted by humans, and is as susceptible to human error as any process. These bugs can be frustrating, particularly when found by a client, but they can give an insight into underlying problems, and sometime suggest solutions – or at least ways of catching errors early. This article looks at four different classes of bugs: mechanical, mental, social and environmental, their causes, and some preventative steps.

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FirePHP and Zend Framework 1.6

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 12/9/2008 Zend debug firebug firephp php5

Christoph Dorn has released an interesting tutorial titled FirePHP and Zend Framework 1.6 over on his blog. In it (as you can most likely deduce from the title) he gives a quick rundown on how to get up and running with the new FireBug/FirePHP integration that comes with Zend Framework 1.6.

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9 PHP Debugging Techniques You Should Be Using

in PHP added by porteightyeight, on 25/4/2008 advanced tutorials debugging general

Save yourself time, effort and headaches by employing the debugging techniques discussed in this article. I cover topics from enabling notices to writing Unit Tests, as well as some ideas you may not have thought of...

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Introduction to Debugging and Error Checking

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 22/1/2008 debugging error-checking intermediate

This article will introduce you to some basic concepts such as error checking and built-in functions like var_dump() that will aid you in tracking down errors in your PHP applications. There are also many fully-fledged debugging tools for PHP that lets you set breakpoints, watch variables, and such like, but we won't be using them in this article

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Beginner Debugging: For Your Eyes Only

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 10/3/2006 beginner tutorials debugging

When debugging a site that's live, viewing the progression of your script can save quite a bit of time, resulting in considerably less complaints.

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