So set o0ut on another project tonight for Icy and was going along good. then BOOM! Nothing worked anymore.
Cleared cache, and all, nothing! After cussing and screaming and hollering for two hours, I came to realization that I was editing the correct files..... FROM THE WRONG FOLDER! Face Palm!!
Moral of the story, when you are working on code, make sure you are in the right folder with the right files!