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Soup Up your dev environment with Fast CGI process Manager : php-fpm Say you have already set yourself up with a web development environment following Andy Miller’s macOs dev setup guides part one and part two . However one can grow tired of pulling that daily php version switch. The question is: Is there a way to run multiple instances of php side by side? Yes! There is a way. Let’s find out how: STANDARD Firstly, a quick recap on how things are currently wired up and how apache is capable of rendering a php file using x-httpd-php , and mod_php . The apache_core enables apache to map the...
Docker is gaining traction in the software development industry at such a phenomenal rate that more and more teams are adopting it into their processes. Keeping everyone on the same page with technology stacks has become increasingly difficult as the technology itself becomes more complex. There are countless technical articles on Medium extolling the virtues of Docker and how it can help mitigate these types of problems. Now that I have been using Docker as a local development environment for over a year, I’d like to talk about the pros and cons of making the switch. Pros Docker on Mac and...
I remember back at Drupalcon Portland 2013 asking Angie Byron (webchick), Why not ship the new Drupal 8 with a blank canvas theme, so front end developers could do their job without the needing to shop for a third party theme? She said that was a good argument and should be taken into consideration, and it looks like my requested was fulfilled. Thank you.