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PHP (7.2), Xdebug and Docker (Compose)

For our project at work, we needed to set up Xdebug in Docker. Not only this, but we had different developers using different machines and operating systems, the IP of the host would need to be flexible for it to work for us all. Here's how we did it.

Contract Testing

Getting things set up and rolling at my new job, the test setup and how to do some things was something I was especially interested in. Due to past experience with testing, I was asked to put thoughts, ideas and techniques together to help us kick things off 'right'. I brought up the subject of contract testing and figured I'd write up my thoughts and notes on it.

Moving to Windows for PHP Development from macOS

My 'old' laptop was a Macbook Pro from late 2013. I've recently bought a new laptop and will be ditching macOS for personal development and using Windows.

PHP and OpenFaaS

There's been a couple of things recently that have got me to this point 1) Hype around serverless functions 2) My growing interest in OpenFaaS So here I am, sat in a coffee shop in central London tinkering with OpenFaaS and PHP - here's how it went.