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Git Management with LazyGit

September 15, 2020 | By Eric Van Johnson
development

I love my command-line prompt. I spend a lot of time in a terminal window, it's fast, I typically don't need to leave my keyboard and reach for a mouse, and I'm old school. I am always looking for small apps that let me spend more productive time in...


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DiegoDev Blog now powered by Jigsaw

September 14, 2020 | By Eric Van Johnson
business development php

I've wanted to migrate our blog to a static generated solution for a long time. For a few reasons but mainly for security. I didn't want to manage another CMS system for something that doesn't get a ton of traffic and is not business-critical....


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How Use A Little Regex In PHPStorm’s Find

July 13, 2018 | By Frank Wallen
development phpstorm

I had a recent task to upgrade jQuery in a very large, mature application. It’s been chugging along doing its job for more than a decade. Many developers have come through and added their work, so its had quite a bit of growth, as you can imagine....


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Vim Tip: Remapping `jj` to Escape

May 13, 2017 | By Eric Van Johnson
development vim

The Escape key is probably one of the more important keys for a Vim user. Whenever in insert mode, the Escape key kicks you back to normal mode. But here's the thing, the Escape key is soooooo far away. Alright, it's not that bad, but when you are...


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PHP Lint has got your back

February 23, 2016 | By Eric Van Johnson
development php git

Hopefully, you have one of those friends who has your back, who will step in and stop you from making a really, really stupid mistake. Because we all are fallible and whether it be in a moment of rage, or just because we are in a rush, we will make...


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Making PHPStorm act more like my Vim

February 16, 2016 | By Eric Van Johnson
development phpstorm vim

I've been using Vim for years, and I have built up a lot of muscle memory. I also have a few Vim plugins I feel like I can not live without, which also have their key bindings. From time to time, I will play with another editor but only if it offers...