This is a small writeup on the September 2021 release of VSCode PHP Debug adapter extension. A cover issue describing all work can be found on GitHub issues.
I intended to do a “release” every month, but I just do incremental releases and write up a monthly (or so) report… It was summer :)
A while back I presented this talk at a local PHP Meetup, and not to forget about it, here is the (much) cleaned up version in written format.
After posting how I compiled Xdebug PHP extension on Windows I got an interesting comment how I can improve the process.
Derick was nice enough to point out that the soon-to-be-released PHP 8.1 and Xdebug 3.1.0 will need some protocol level adjustments. Since I develop on Windows, building PHP or Xdebug from source isn't something I did recently. Lets see what we need to do.
This is a small writeup on the May 2021 release of VSCode PHP Debug adapter extension. A cover issue describing all work can be found on GitHub issues.
I am passionate about debugging and debuggers since, well, forever. When I started working with PHP many many years ago this was the one thing that truly bothered me - there was no “native” way to debug the code interactively. Then I discovered Xdebug.