Visual debug tool for Regular Expressions

When working with regular expressions, it can be difficult to understand why a particualar pattern is not working as you would expect.

The visual debug tool at makes it much easier to step through and actually visualize how a pattern is working or, as is often the case, not working.

Here is an overview of how it works.


WordPress Localization Plugin for Sublime Text

I wrote this plugin for Sublime Text to help on a project where I am localizing a lot of text.

I found I was copy and pasting the same i18n methods over and over so I decided that there must be a relatively easy way to automate this using a plugin.

Now I select some text, press my key shortcut and the text gets replaced with the appropriate i18n method.
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Meet WordPress coding standards on Sublime Text – SublimePhpTidy

I made the move from Coda to Sublime Text this week.

After only a week, I really, really like Sublime Text – it’s fast, pretty and customizable with a wide range of plugins available via the Package Manager.

Here are 9 reasons Sublime Text is only mighty!

I came across an old Coda plugin that I did some work on years ago that is now available on Sublime Text; the plugin helps to tidy and format your code to meet WordPress coding standards.

The plugin is available here –

It is pretty cool to see something you did a few years ago being picked up by someone else, improved upon and ported to a new editor that you happen to move to🙂.