Debugging on Laravel Homestead using VS Code

By Chris Tattum / June 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Edit the Xdebug ini file in your Vagrant Homestead box:- Make sure the contents look like this:- The important settings are the idekey and remote_autostart. Then restart FPM-PHP with the following command:- If you’re using PHP 7.3, just modify the command as required. Your VS Code debug config file should look something like this:-

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Disabling Xdebug in Laravel Homestead

By Chris Tattum / June 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Note, these instructions are for Homestead 7, so may change in future versions. To configure Xdebug and other PHP-FPM modules, you have to go the directory shown below:- To disable Xdebug, edit the Xdebug ini file:- Comment out the first line so the Xdebug module is not loaded, so the file should look like this:- […]

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Should A Developer Be A Good Designer?

By Chris Tattum / March 7, 2015 / 0 Comments

I’ve been a professional software developer now for over 20 years. Building web site back-ends, desktop software and mobile apps. Mostly the stuff no-one ever sees. But designing a nice look and feel has been a bit of an afterthought. Bad Design Take a look at this monstrosity. Yes, I know. This is an application I wrote […]

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