When the permissions on a file change in a commit, Git will include this in the diff. Git refers to this as a mode change. When I’m looking at a “git diff” (or specifically a “git diff –name-only” where I’m looking for a list of files that have been changed), I often want to ignore mode changes (a.k.a. permission changes). By adding “-G.” to the command, mode changes will be ignored.
When I tried to run Local by Flywheel I received the notification, “Regenerating Machine Certificates:
Local detected invalid Docker Machine TLS certificates and is fixing them now.” over and over again making Local by Flywheel unusable.
The behaviors of “require”, “include”, “require_once”, and “include_once” in PHP are all very similar with some slight differences. Here is the table highlighting the different behaviors of these statements.
You can quickly create a WordPress child theme by creating a new theme directory and adding two files: style.css and functions.php.
Ideally, the PHP package manager Composer can update itself with the command composer self-update Unfortunately, when I ran this command I got [RuntimeException] SHA384 is not supported by your openssl extension, could not verify the phar file integrity This is a known issue (see Composer Issue 7669) but unfortunately the thread does not offer a […]
Recently, I tried to import a site into Local by Flywheel and it failed with the message, “TypeError: Cannot read property ‘devMode’ on null”. It turns out the site export was created with “Local Lightning” while I’m using the classic Local by Flywheel. By modifying the local-site.json file in the import, I was still able to import the site.
What does declare(strict_types=1); do in PHP? PHP is a weakly typed language, which means that when a value is of the wrong type, PHP tries to cast it to the proper type. For example if you try to add an integer and a string, echo 5 + “3”; PHP will try to cast the string […]
By default phpcs does NOT display the relevant name of the sniff when a sniff fails. By adding the ‘-s’ argument, the sniff names will be displayed. See the following from ‘phpcs –help’. Alternatively, this can be added to your PHP CodeSniffer XML Ruleset.
Curl is a fantastic tool for making web requests from the command line. As a developer, I find this tool particularly useful. Retrieve Content at a URL curl https://salferrarello.com/ Making a HEAD Call Sometimes, we want to see the Header Values returned from a URL using the HEAD. The HTTP HEAD method requests the headers […]
Sometimes after running git stash pop, I get a conflict warning and I want to discard any changes to a file. However, when I try to checkout the file I get an error message. Using reset and then checkout, lets me accomplish this goal.