Introduction: This is the third installment of a series on BAMP. If you’re coming in the middle, you may want to start at the first in the series where I discuss the benefits of using BIND for local web development.
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Preface: A number of years back I was introduced to BIND by an article titled A Smarter MAMP. In the following tutorials I’ll try and pay the favor forward to those who have yet to discover the awesomeness of running a local DNS server on top of a typical AMP (Apache MySQL PHP) stack. BIND isn’t the only option. If […]
Introduction Remember the good old days when OS X ‘s Apache came with mod_bonjour and user sites were broadcast automagically. It can be a useful feature especially in a multiuser or lab setting. Well never fear, you can activate it once again. All you need to do is compile and install mod_bonjour for Apache on El […]
Introduction: OS X 10.11 El Capitan introduced a security feature called System Integrity Protection or SIP. It flags certain system directories and files as “Restricted” and they cannot be altered not even using the root account. Directories that are jailed by SIP /bin /sbin /usr /System Directories that allow root access for developers /usr/local /Applications /Library ~/Library […]
If you’re gonna develop on a mac you’ll want to get started by downloading and installing Apple’s developer app Xcode. This will allow you to install nifty command line tools like ruby and git among others. So go ahead and download Xcode via developer.apple.com. Once you’ve installed Xcode, you can install the line tools by opening […]