Tag: phpstorm

Debugging scripts with xDebug, Docker and PHPStorm

According to The State of the Developer Ecosystem 2019, 65% of PHP developers relies on var_dump(), dd(), etc… to debug their applications, while only the 35% uses a proper debugger. [1]

Printing the content of a variable is effective, but not really efficient when it comes to follow its lifecycle in an application.

Debugging is an important skill for a developer, but setting up the correct environment may be tedious. I will try to address this in this post.