Archive for the ‘vagrant’ Category

Getting Started with Sulu CMS on Vagrant The Right Way™

In this tutorial, we'll learn how to get started with Sulu CMS the right way - meaning, we'll deploy a Sulu "Hello World" instance using Homestead Improved and be mindful of performance issues and configuration values while we're at it. We'll also cove...

Poll Results: Local WordPress Development

We kicked a poll off three months ago asking y'all what kind of local development environment you set up for running WordPress locally. At the time of this writing, we got 2,623 votes, so a decent amount of significance here. Especially because the que...

My Laravel Package Building Workflow

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Packages are a really important part of the Laravel experience (just like with any other framework). Whatever we need to do, there’s probably already a package for it out there; ready for a composer require to bring some magic in. Some weeks ago,...

Hashicorp’s Packer – Is It Something for PHP Developers?

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tl;dr; - Is Packer a tool you'll need in your tool box as a PHP developer? It depends. If you do a lot of server work for your clients or on the job, along with development work, then yes. Packer can help you a lot. If you are only a developer and d...

Local Composer for Everyone! A Conference-Friendly Satis Setup

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While preparing my technical materials for WebSummerCamp, I realized my workshop would rely on a fairly stable internet connection, as we'd have a lot of ground to cover and a lot of packages to install. Rather than rely on the gods of live demos, or p...

Can Symfony Apps Be Fast on Vagrant? Let’s Check with SuluCMS!

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In this short tutorial, we’ll set up Sulu and optimize on a Vagrant environment. Why a dedicated tutorial handling this? Besides the fact that Sulu has a rather complex initialization procedure, it is based on Symfony which is infamously slow on virt...

Please: Automated CMS and Framework Installs in Vagrant

If you're a web developer, possibly one of your most boring and repetitive tasks is the configuration of the basic setup for every new project. Configuring your my-project.dev domain, creating the database, installing WordPress (or any other CMS/Framew...

Containerized PHP Development Environments with Vagga

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It happens to all of us once in a while. We clone a project, and then we try to run it. However, something doesn’t work. It may be our version of NGINX or Apache. It might be that npm isn’t doing something right. Maybe the project needs an extensi...

Docker and Dockerfiles Made Easy!

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It’s become second nature for developers to use Virtual Machines to configure and manage their working environments. Most professionals who use VMs use Vagrant for dealing with their development environments. In this article, we’ll be moving from V...

WP API and OAuth – Using WordPress without WordPress

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In this tutorial, we’ll learn how to install and use WP-API with OAuth - a WordPress plugin which uses REST-like API endpoints to allow reading of WP content to unauthenticated users, and writing of WP content to users who authenticate via OAuth (or ...