My good friend Peter Chester pointed out to me that I should be trying XHProf. It is a PHP profiler created by Facebook and open sourced a while back. To be honest, the reason I did not do this before is because I’m pretty happy using xDebug as a profiler tool, but let’s give XHProf [...]
“It turns out procrastination is not typically a function of laziness, apathy or work ethic as it is often regarded to be. It’s a neurotic self-defense behavior that develops to protect a person’s sense of self-worth. You see, procrastinators tend to be people who have, for whatever reason, developed to perceive an unusually strong association [...]
I use taskwarrior as my project management tool, and when I’m working on a given project, I always have a tmux pane in the project’s root folder that I use for dealing with taskwarrior tasks. Having to add pro:my_project to each and every command is a pain, so I came up with this function (I’ve added it [...]
Oh boy, a lot of linkbait keywords in there. I’ve been waiting for a bit of free time to implement a pice of software that takes a black and white bitmap and moves two stepper motors to make a real Etch-a-Sketch draw the bitmap content. Kinda what this guy did. But in the mean time, [...]
There was an interesting discussion during the last bbPress dev meeting about the different approaches for implementing a solid search feature for the forums, and how it should play along with the general WordPress search.
I have neglected this blog for about two months because my wife and I were busy launching our best product so far. Meet Maite. Forget about beta versions and release candidates. She’s incredible awesome, even without unit testing or -more importantly- user documentation. I hate people giving parenting advice or suddenly becoming experts when they become parents. [...]