Rusty Tanton is a development manager for a health media company in Atlanta, Georgia who started using and developing for WordPress when there was no built-in theming system. He is experienced with WordPress installs large and small, is a past speaker at WordCamp Atlanta, and is not difficult to find on the web.
- Debugging WordPress Themes and Plugins With Eclipse and XdebugDebugging PHP with a text editor and some combination of echo, print_r and exit calls is sufficient when dealing with simple code. However, when your killer WordPress plugin grows to several thousand lines spanning multiple files, that method will quickly grow tiresome and error-prone. When you hit that point, it will be time to graduate to a remote debugger so you can quickly and easily step through every line of code to pinpoint issues.Read More…