Quickly Folding Functions In Vim

The is really a Vim tip on how to fold any code block including functions. It’s really helpful if you want to collapse a function or any other type of code block. Best of all, it is quick and easy to do. Navigate your cursor somewhere inside of the code block you want to fold. […]

PHP Documentation Help In Vim

Supposing you are whipping up some PHP code in Vim and want to quickly check the PHP documentation for the function you just typed. I wrote a quick little script to do just that. It uses the _open_ command is OSX to launch your default web browser to the page in the online PHP documentation […]

Force WordPress To Check For Plugin Updates

Sometimes you know there is an update for your plugin but WordPress doesn’t know about it yet. You can force WordPress to check for plugin updates by deleting the content out of the _site_transient_update_plugins row in the wp_options table. After running the query below on your WordPress database, login into your WordPress admin panel, navigate […]

What’s The Best PHP Framework?

There is an enormous number of PHP frameworks available so I thought I share my experiences working with some of the most popular frameworks for PHP development. I have personally used all of the frameworks I describe either for my own projects or for actual client work. Here are my notes on how I evaluated […]