Modern WordPress Development – Composer

Composer is a PHP dependency manager that’s been in the wild for roughly 2 years. In short it helps mitigate the extremely antiquated ways PHP developers had been managing third party libraries.

Composer is nothing new to PHP, as I …

Installing git on CentOS 6.4 with cPanel

So, I ran into an issue installing git on a box that had CentOS 6.4 on it… I kept pulling out my hair… Turns out…

Per http://serverfault.com/questions/337399/cant-install-git-on-a-centos-6-0-x64 — to install git on a machine with CentOS 6.4 and cPanel you …

Ignoring Files Locally in Git

I wanted to keep some WordPress plugins on my local installation of WordPress that did not end up on my live server: mostly debugging tools (for example: 1, 2 and 3). I could have essentially added them to …