April 2009 Archives

Apr 21, 2009

Webgrind: Cross-platform Xdebug Profiling Web Frontend

Webgrind: Cross-platform Xdebug Profiling Web Frontend Posted by in Programming, Web Development 7 comments

I’m using Xdebug as my primary PHP debugger. I have it integrated into my Eclipse PDT IDE, and have also been using its profiling capabilities. Until recently, I’ve been using KCachegrind – which has a wonderfully diverse feature set – as my primary profile data visualisation tool. However, as a Gnome user, KCachegrind requires a […]


Apr 20, 2009

On the Edge: PHP IDE With Eclipse Galileo (3.5 M6) and PDT 2.1 M6

On the Edge: PHP IDE With Eclipse Galileo (3.5 M6) and PDT 2.1 M6 Posted by in Eclipse 14 comments

Eclipse 3.5 AKA Galileo is scheduled for release on the 24th June 2009, with PDT 2.1 shortly after on the 26th. Not being one to wait, and also getting some obscure pleasure from testing pre-release software, I decided to download and install the current stable Milestone, M6, of both Eclipse Galileo and PDT 2.1. The […]


Apr 8, 2009

64 Bit Jungle’s Traffic Stats look like K2!

64 Bit Jungle’s Traffic Stats look like K2! Posted by in Life 21 comments

Thanks to StumbleUpon, and its Stumblers, who have sent me some great traffic, 64 Bit Jungle’s stats for the past couple of weeks bear an uncanny resemblance to the South face of K2! For those who don’t know, K2 is the second highest mountain on Earth, and located in the Karakoram section of the Himalaya, […]


Apr 4, 2009

Merge two images with PHP and GD

Merge two images with PHP and GD Posted by in Programming, Web Development 31 comments

One of the things I really wanted to incorporate into the new site design template, was a nice big, I-really-want-people-to-click-on-this-and-Subscribe-to-my-RSS-Feed image/link/button (big [what the hell is] “Web 2.0” buttons seem to be the in thing at the moment – I didn’t want to feel left out…), which is located at the top right of the […]