On 8th June 1995, Rasmus Lerdorf announced the release of Personal Home Page Tools Version 1.0. To celebrate the 20th anniversary, Ben Ramsey has asked the PHP community to share their PHP experiences and share them on Twitter using the hashtag #20yearsofphp.
Here’s my story.
A simple guide on how to install Beanstalkd on Ubuntu 12.04.
Whilst working on a project recently I’ve found the need to install the HTTP2 package from the pear repository. I couldn’t find any useful notes on how to install HTTP2 via pear so here’s my notes on how to pear install HTTP2.
On Thursday night I attended the Staffs Web Meetup, a monthly event aimed at providing an informal environment for people involved in all aspects of the web industry to meet up.
After updating an Ubuntu server I occasionally see the message `you may need to re-run your boot loader[grub]` after updating the kernel. Here’s how to actually update Grub.
I’ve had this Exim command cheat sheet in Evernote for a while and thought it would prove useful to others.
By default Apple’s OSX (Mavericks) comes with PHP 5.4 installed but if you want to work on a different version you’re pretty stuck.
My solution to this is to use homebrew to install PHP5.3, 5.4, 5.5 and 5.6 and then simply change the PHP module loaded by apache. Here how to do it.
I use Xdebug when working on PHP websites and often have to manually install it before starting and debugging. I usually find myself searching the internet for a sample xdebug.ini file to use after installing. So here’s a sample xdebug.ini file for my future self (and anyone else it may help).
I do a lot of my development work using Virtual Machines and Vagrant. This provides an easy way for me to get a working environment up and running locally on the many projects I work on daily. However, one of the problems with this is that these VMs aren’t accessible externally. This can be a problem when you need to show your work or use a third party service that needs access to the site. Here’s how to forward a domain to a Vagrant VM using Apache’s mod_proxy.
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