Symptoms That Something Is Seriously Wrong at a Startup


For most of my professional career, from 1999-2007 I worked at large corporations (Conde Nast, John Wiley & Sons) and had almost no experience with either startups or small companies. There are huge differences in these work environments and for me, the most troubling was not knowing which problems were normal and which were signs of systemic problems that could kill the company.

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Setting up PhpStorm 2 with XDebug and MAMP


Getting XDebug setup and working with PhpStorm 2 is relatively painless but I thought I would add some hints I found when setting this up. These instructions assume you are debugging a web based application using MAMP as your server environment.

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