XDebug in XAMPP and Netbeans

Having written a lot of PHP code for a project using Notepad++, I got tired with the limitations of not having an IDE containing a debugger, and refactoring tools.

Quick post mostly for myself to have a reference on how to setup XDEBUG (which was quite easy using XAMPP).
If you don’t want to go the long road download the full version of XAMPP here ­čÖé

1) First off as the DLL is already located it does not need to be downloaded.
2) Open php.ini and make the following edits:

A) Uncomment the line┬ázend_extension = “Somethingphp_xdebug.dll”
B) Uncomment the variables and set them as specified by netbeans …