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Zend Framework and Firebug – Log and Debug your Projects

firebugWhen developing an application there are some important factors that you have to pay close attention to avoid problems in the future. I think one of the most important is logging information on how your application is working and when it fails.

Must of us like to log only big exceptions and fatal errors, but the truth is, that when you are in the development process it’s very important to keep track of not just errors, but important information of when something gets executed. As a web developer one of the most important tools to have is FireBug. If you didn’t know, FireBug has an API that you can use to send console messages for logging purposes, when debugging JavaScript. But, did you know you can use FireBug to debug your php applications? read more


Need For Speed? Google’s Page Speed

Google recently release the competition to Yahoo’s YSlow. The Firefox add-on to test and analyze your website speed and performance. I have been using YSlow for quite some time. It has helped me optimized my websites dramatically. Well, now google has entered the market with a similar tool called Page Speed. Page speed consists of two parts, page speed activity and page speed.

The Page Speed tab is a summary of the performance. It gives a detailed report with it’s respective grade. With this report you can see the areas that are in need of optimization.  It covers the following topics: read more


Javascript Library Detector

Library Detector If you are like me, and you love to look under the hood of every interesting website you visit. You are going to like this Firefox add-on I stumbled upon today. The JavaScript Library Detector is simple and straight forward. It places in the status bar a favicon of each of the libraries the website you are currently viewing has. Placing the mouse over each icon brings up a little pop-up with the name of the library and the version it uses. read more