The Android Debug Bridge ( ADB ) is an underutilised tool in my opinion. Over the last couple of months I have been doing a lot of work using Cordova and the Ionic Framework to create my field guide to NSW Marine Life for the Android platform. When I started…Read More
Fiddler is by far one of the most popular web debugging proxies available. It allows you to capture, examine, save, edit and replay all HTTP / HTTPS requests made by a web based application. For many years it was available only on Windows systems. But recently the creator of Fiddler,…Read More
Its funny when a new feature is added to your language of choice how quickly it gets embraced and used within your code. Today upon uploading some code to a clients shared hosting environment I was greeted by the following error:
Uploading a file to display phpinfo() I was able to ascertain the server was running PHP 5.2.17. But after a bit of searching I found the __DIR__ magic constant was not added to PHP until 5.3.
Ends up if your code is going to run on older installs the best solution is to replace __DIR__ with dirname(__FILE__) this provides the same functionality as using the __DIR__ magic constant but works with versions of PHP from 4.0.2.