Category: debug

Debugging JavaScript Projects with VS Code & Chrome Debugger

Debugging JavaScript isn’t the most fun aspect of JavaScript programming, but it’s a vital skill. This article covers two tools that will help you debug JavaScript like a pro. Imagine for a moment that the console.log() function did not exist in JavaScript. I’m pretty sure the first question you’...

Getting to Know and Love Xdebug

It’s been 15 years since Xdebug first came out. We think this is the perfect opportunity to re-introduce it to the world, and explain how and why it does what it does. Xdebug is a PHP extension (meaning it needs to be compiled and installed into a PHP installation) which provides the developer with some features...

Sourcehunt – Open Source Week Edition

Sourcehunt – Open Source Week Edition This week is Open Source Week at SitePoint.com. While we do usually cover open source here, what with all the tutorials and introductions to amazing new libraries, packages, and frameworks, this week will be a little “theoretical” for a change. We’ll discus...

Debugging WordPress on Azure with Z-Ray

We all know that WordPress is an amazingly rich, extendable and simple platform. That’s probably one of the reasons it powers so much of the web today. But in some cases this richness can be the downfall of your site. If you load too many plugins, for example, or alternatively – select that one theme that is to...