VS Code xdebug array cut of - max children

If you are using VS Code and xdebug you might encounter situation where you dont see all the array entries and drupal has huge arrays, reason for this is xdebug setting and its default, to fix this you need to make script for xdebug like this with  "max_children": 999,

Decoupling simple config or any other drupal data

Using JSON API or commerce api or even JSON API resources is great but it is limited to entities and whole architecture is aimed at them. This is fine in most cases but what if you want to output some config or some random data. You will need to get creative a bit. So what we do is then make custom drupal 8 controller, you setup the usual router yml like

VS Code xdebug on remote server

You may want to xdebug site on remote server, maybe you dont even want to run site locally but just have remote server running the site and codebase to all be there. You could have development server running on some hosting. To do that first you need to 

xDebug config in VS Code for lando

To add xdebug config to VS CODE for lando, use this config

    "version": "0.2.0",
    "configurations": [
        "name": "Listen for XDebug",
        "type": "php",
        "request": "launch",
        "port": 9000,
        "pathMappings": {
          "/app/": "${workspaceFolder}/",


Adding your git ssh keys to docker container (for linux)

I wanted to have an option to use ssh keys I use for git not only on host machine but also on remote one made by docker. To do that I tried several ways how to push this key to container. There are some info on SSH forwarding but in the end what worked best for me is just simple mounting a file (ssh key) to php container (using docker4drupal by wodby).