12 Reasons Why Instant IDE Makes WordPress Development Awesome!

In this 12 Days Of Coding post I’ll be focusing all of my attention on Instant IDE, our ultimate coding/DEV tool for the serious WordPress users and freelancers. Specifically, I’ll be focusing in on my 12 favorite features found in Instant IDE and explain how these notable tools combine to make Instant IDE the ultimate browser-based WordPress Development Environment.

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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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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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