Unserialize.dev

php iconA quick-and-dirty PHP script to unserialize a string in PHP.

Clone (or download and expand the zip file) into your documents root and point unserialize.dev to the folder.

Note: as of December 2017, Google Chrome requires a TLS certificate to access .dev domains. You can use the script on any local TLD or PHP-capable server without any changes.

Enter your serialized data into the textarea, hit “submit,” and boom!—your serialized data is expanded to a much more human-readable view! Now includes Kint debugger to make it even easier to explore your data. Continue reading “Unserialize.dev”

Object-Oriented Programming: a helpful series of articles

Not having formal training in computer science or programming, I’ve struggled to understand object-oriented programming. This course by Tom Mcfarlin was extremely helpful in explaining the basic concepts, particularly in regards to WordPress development.

Download an ePub: OOP in WordPress

Update: since Readability was shut down, here’s a link to the original course content.