Instant IDE 1.5.0 Adds Next-Level Features And Refinements

To get an instant idea 😉 of how significant this Instant IDE update actually is, just compare its version number to the one prior. Yep, I skipped 1.4 and went straight to 1.5 because there was just too much packed into this update. We’re not talking about a few new options or one notable feature, but several game-changers all bundled into a seriously exciting release! Too much hype? Well, let’s checkout what’s new and find out…

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Checkout The Awesomeness That Is Instant IDE 1.3.0!

I had a lot of fun working on this latest major release of our Instant IDE DEV Tool! Seriously, I’d code until I had some stimulating breakthrough, and then I’d do a little dance, and then back to coding. It’s a good thing I work along I guess. 😀 But this update really came together nicely and I look forward to sharing the bits and pieces with you below.

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Why I Hated NodeJS, Gulp, And Sass, And What I’m Doing About It

It’s becoming increasingly difficult to tout yourself as a true “Pro” in the WordPress web development scene without some form of contact with these NodeJS powered package managers, task managers, and build tools. We’ve gone from debating our favorite code editors to arguing over which CSS pre-processor is king. Life was so much easier when all we had to deal with was a simple folder filled with CSS, PHP, and JS files. Or at least that’s what it feels like until you realize you’re being left behind, pining over the best practices of 2012.

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Top 10 Reasons Why Instant IDE Should Be In The Toolbox Of Every Freelance WordPress Developer

I developed Instant IDE a little over a year ago as kind of a fun side project where I got to experiment with a lot of development concepts that aren’t really possible when working on more traditional WordPress Plugins. Actually, Instant IDE itself is not a WordPress Plugin at all, but it’s Instant IDE Manager that is the Plugin, which makes deploying Instant IDE a snap, but we’ll get to that later on in this article.

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Introducing Instant IDE 1.1.0: The Ultimate WordPress IDE Is In Our Crosshairs!

A few months ago we presented a small portion of the WordPress community with a unique take on a new kind of IDE. This was a completely portable development environment that could be installed in an instant and yet provides some of the most powerful features found when developing a WordPress-powered website. We called it Instant IDE and it truly lived up to its name. Read more “Introducing Instant IDE 1.1.0: The Ultimate WordPress IDE Is In Our Crosshairs!”