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How to Upgrade PHP in a MAMP Environment


Today we ran into the software version mismatch issue between a couple of our developers working on the same project. One developer was using Ubuntu and had PHP 7.2. Another was using MAMP and was using PHP 7.0. Most of the developers on our team use Macs and MAMP for their LAMP stacks. Yet upgrading […]

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How to Make Your Terminal Use MAMP PHP and MySQL


This ones a shorty. But ultimately, it’s a confusing and annoying developer experience when what you’re using in your browser via MAMP is one version of PHP / MySQL and your terminal is using another. Add these simple lines to your ~/.bash_profile file to fix this. Note: In the PHP line, be sure to replace […]

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Easy tips for submitting a successful Pull Request


Reviewing a junior developer’s first pull requests can be very revealing. You can learn what details you may not have explained. You can learn where the developer’s skills need improvement or are stronger than you may have expected. Recently, I found myself repeating some general “helpful feedback” which led me to list my suggestions here. […]

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How to Speak Web Developer


Hey, I’m Chiedo and I’m a web developer at Chiedo Labs. My goal is to help you learn to speak web developer. Got questions? Throw them in the comments below. Web Design vs Web Development vs Web Marketing Understanding the difference between the individuals involved in a project will help you make more informed decisions […]

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