Setting Up Phalcon PHP's Docs

I recently made my first open source contribution to the PhalconPHP docs. It was a small contribution, but nevertheless it felt nice, and it was a great way to start being an open source contributor. This post is basically just to document my experience setting up the docs and the docs-app for PhalconPHP. To note, I am using 2015 MacBookPro running macOS Sierra.

I started by following the setup guide at https://blog.phalconphp.com/post/helping-with-documentation. Which worked really well and it got me close, but there were a few tweaks I needed to make to get things running on my end.

The main difference between the conventional setup and the way I did it was, not using Nanobox to serve the docs-app. I tried a couple of times, but it just...

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Savadoro Beta Available

Cross posted from SavvySoftWorks

SavvySoftWorks, LLC is proud to announce the Savadoro timer.

Savadoro is Pomodoro Technique timer, while this is still in a very early beta stage, we have big ideas for the timer long term. Including integration into Slack as well as the ability to track you and your team's past progress.

For a little background, per Wikipedia the Pomodoro Technique is a time management technique developed in the late 1980s. Basically, you decide upon a task, then set the timer for 25 minutes. After the timer expires you take a short 3-5 minute break, and then repeat. after 4 times through the cycle you take a longer 15-20 minute break.

This technique helps you stay on task as it creates specific periods of focus on a...

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