How to Debug PHP Using Firefox with FirePHP

Jul 11 2009 by Nuno Franco da Costa | 45 Comments

Typically, there are two main ways of debugging server-side code: you can utilize an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) with a built-in debugger or log and perform your debugging processes in a web browser.

How to Debug PHP Using Firefox with FirePHP

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10 Useful Firefox Extensions to Supercharge Firebug

Jun 20 2009 by Jacob Gube | 48 Comments

Firebug is a revolutionary Firefox extension that helps web developers and designers test and inspect front-end code. It provides us with many useful features such as a console panel for logging information, a DOM inspector, detailed information about page elements, and much more.

Though Firebug is already fully packed with features out of the box, several extensions out there can enhance its utility. In this article, you will find the 10 best Firefox extensions for Firebug that will make your life, as a developer or designer, easier.

1. Pixel Perfect

Pixel Perfect

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How to Create a Blog from Scratch Using Ruby on Rails

Jun 5 2009 by Phil McClure | 73 Comments

This tutorial shows you how to create a basic blog using Ruby on Rails. By covering the design aspects of a Rails web application, it makes it easier to understand the concepts behind Rails and how they fit together.

Blogging Application

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Five Ways to Speed Up Page Response Times

May 28 2009 by Ryan Hickman | 78 Comments

It’s important for your website to load as fast as possible; users want to see your web pages quickly and if you can’t give them that – then they’ll go somewhere else. In this article, you’ll find a discussion on five simple and effective techniques for speeding up your web pages.

Five Ways To Speed Up Page Response Times.

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Getting Started with Ruby on Rails: Installation

May 17 2009 by Phil McClure | 29 Comments

Getting Started with Ruby on Rails: Installation


This article will guide you through the process of installing Ruby on Rails, and any other software that is required to begin using it.

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Four Ways Ruby on Rails Can Help You

May 3 2009 by Phil McClure | 42 Comments

Ruby on Rails, an open source web development framework, has revolutionized the way we create web applications. By giving developers the necessarily tools and components needed to build powerful apps in an intuitive development environment, RoR makes development more efficient and less troublesome.

Four Ways Ruby on Rails Can Help You.

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The 15 Most Popular Text Editors for Developers

Mar 27 2009 by Jacob Gube | 101 Comments

For many developers, a trusty text editor is all you need for even the most complex web applications. Whether you’re creating a site from scratch, editing a CSS file, or messing around with configuration files on the server – a good, solid text editor will do the trick just fine. Last week, over 600 people voted for the text editor that they felt was the best from the large set of options out in the market.

In this article, you’ll find fifteen of the most ubiquitous text editors for development as voted by you.

15. SciTE

SciTE - screen shot.SciTE download page

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