Aaron Saray is a PHP Web Developer

in Milwaukee, WI

Here are some things he has to say:

AssertSame vs AssertEqual in PHPUnit

When you’re testing inside of your PHPUnit test methods, you will use many assert-based methods. Two that are seemingly very similar are assertSame() and assertEqual() (more…)

php, phpunit, testing

Track the Things You've Done Today with Alfred

For our agile workflow, it’s important to provide a check-in each day. What did you do yesterday, what do you plan on doing today, do you have any blockers? My biggest challenge is actually remembering what I did “yesterday” - especially after the weekend. (more…)

business

Mac App to Keep Slack Active

I tend to use either the web interface for Slack or I use Franz to manage my open connections. When this is not focused, however, it tends to mark you automatically inactive/away after 30 minutes. If you’re hard-core programming, you might not have slack focused for hours - and this is really confusing for your teammates as you might look non-active or even out for the day. (more…)

macos

Add a Case-Sensitive Disk in MacOS

In an earlier entry here, I described the need for a case-sensitive disk in my development set up. I’ve enjoyed using my SD-based drive, but I wanted to change to using my own drive for two reasons: a) I have 1TB drive, so I have plenty of space and b) the SD is slower than the SSD - at least last time I tested it was. (more…)

macos

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