The release of PHP 5.6 is imminent, and it’s about to bring a little-known debugging tool into the limelight and package repositories everywhere. Here’s a quick-start guide to making phpdbg useful.
As a software developer, you come to realise that most code in the world is not written by you. You also quickly learn that it’s generally faster to write new code, than to fix old code. Combine those two snippets of binary wisdom and you have the conclusion that most of your time working on software will be spent fixing other people’s code. Ouch!