Project: pwdshort – Bash Shell CWD Shortener

As a hardcore linux user, I frequently use the bash shell. As a developer I often have directories with long names, often with many subdirectories.

The problem I was encountering was that the CWD displayed in my $PS1 prompt was so long that I couldn’t fit longer commands without reaching the end of the …

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Project Automation – Website Development

When working on a website project, often you’ll find the need to synchronize your local source code to your development server, i.e. after making several changes for a new feature. The straightforward and common method of doing this is with your favorite FTP client (like FileZilla).

Manually uploading changed files gets tedious pretty quickly, …

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PHPUnit Configuration Generator

PHPUnit is a great framework for Unit Testing in PHP. However, there is no quick way to create a configuration (by default, phpunit.xml) file.

The PHPUnit Configuration Generator project solves this problem by providing a web interface to all of the configuration options, along with descriptions on each.

To use it, load the …

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Script: new-php-project: PHP Project Creator

This script generates a new PHP project in the current directory.

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Automated Project Versioning

For certain projects, you might find yourself in need of a way to store and manipulate version numbers for a project (i.e., managing website revisions.) Using JSON, C, and Bash, you can easily create a system for automatically managing version numbers.

JSON is a great format for storing data, especially simple datasets, such …

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