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07-19-2010, 02:14 PM   #1
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Stepping through live code

Sometimes there is an issue on your site and you need to resolve it in real time. Here is a method I use to step through code so only I see the debug code/breakpoints. Here is a typical breakpoint:

if ($_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR'] == '') { echo "break"; exit; }
Of course, you need to change the IP address.

I use this method to test configurations or enable settings for just myself. For example, Vbulletin has a debug mode and if I need to debug the live site, I put this at the end of the config file:
if ($_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR'] == '') { $config['Misc']['debug'] = true; }
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