Profiling PHP Code with XDebug and CacheGrind

In my posting about installing a PHP development environment using Ubuntu 10.04 I mentioned the possibility to debug PHP code using XDebug and CacheGrind. Here is a little tutorial on howto use profiling with some free open source tools. Installation / Configuration XDebug is a debugging component which can be added as a module to… Read More »

Installing Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx for PHP development

Last year I have written a small how-to for installing an Ubuntu 9.04 work environment as virtualbox environment (though it also works for native systems). Recently I have updated this guide to 10.04 as kind of check list to get a working environment to develop PHP/MySQL applications.

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx)

On April 29th the new Release of Ubuntu, named Lucid Lynx, will be available to download from the official Ubuntu site. Currently the release candidate is already available, so if you want to try out, you can get it now and upgrade to the full version later. One of the biggest changes is the new… Read More »

My 10 most important things about Scrum and being a ScrumMaster

As I have already written, I have attended a ScrumMaster certification in Munich on thursday and friday, done by Boris Gloger at TNG Technology Consulting. At this point I want to thank Boris and Andreas for the great Scrum session, it really gave me a much clearer impression of what Scrum is and should be.… Read More »