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PHP Debug Bar
Is there an equivalent to "console.log" (from JS) in PHP?
2 projects | /r/PHPhelp | 28 Sep 2022
You can also try something like http://phpdebugbar.com/ which maybe will be somewhere in the middle.
10+ Best Laravel Dev Tools For Faster Development🚀2021
13 projects | dev.to | 26 Oct 2021
This is a package to integrate PHP Debug Bar with Laravel. It includes a Service Provider to register the debugbar and attach it to the output. You can publish assets and configure it through Laravel. It bootstraps some Collectors to work with Laravel and implements a couple custom Data Collectors, specific for Laravel. It is configured to display Redirects and (jQuery) Ajax Requests. (Shown in a dropdown) Read the documentation for more configuration options.
What are some alternatives?
xDebug - Xdebug — Step Debugger and Debugging Aid for PHP
Tracy - 😎 Tracy: the addictive tool to ease debugging PHP code for cool developers. Friendly design, logging, profiler, advanced features like debugging AJAX calls or CLI support. You will love it.
Kint - Kint - a powerful and modern PHP debugging tool.
XHProf - XHProf is a function-level hierarchical profiler for PHP and has a simple HTML based user interface.
Laravel Mix - The power of webpack, distilled for the rest of us.
Barbushin PHP Console - Handle PHP errors, dump variables, execute PHP code remotely in Google Chrome
APM - PHP APM (Alternative PHP Monitor)
PHPBench - PHP Benchmarking framework