July 28, 2016 — A local development environment is a safe way to practice and test changes to your site without effecting your live site.
Come learn why and how to install a local development environment on both Windows and Macs.
This session is for beginners and we’ll look at using XAMPP and talk about other environments such as MAMP, WAMP, Vagrant and others.
– Why to install a local environment.
– How to install XAMPP.
– What are some of your other choices.
December 31, 2015 — Learn how to set up and use Varying Vagrant Vagrants and Variable VVV to easily set up and develop multiple sites locally that match your production environments. Say so long to MAMP, XAMP, WAMP and start using Vagrant and VVV.
December 12, 2015 — How to deploy and manage your own WordPress hosts using Ansible, from local virtual machines for development to single host instances to multi-host stacks that scale all using the same tools. Ansible allows us to build on the best practices of others as well as inventing our own to create reproducible environments for local development, private staging, and public instances.
December 7, 2015 — Det er nemt at installere og anvende WordPress i hverdagen. Du kan se ændringer med det samme, du klikker på opdater, og du kan skifte tema og tilføje plugins med et enkelt klik. Men du kan også se med det samme, når noget går HELT GALT, og dit website går i sort (eller hvidt), efter at du har installeret et tilsyneladende harmløst plugin.
I dette oplæg viser jeg dig, hvordan du med fordel kan installere WordPress lokalt på din egen computer og nemt migrere det til dit webhotel ved hjælp af programmet DesktopServer. Jeg viser også, hvordan du kan synkronisere to WordPress-databaser ved hjælp af WP Migrate DB Pro.
October 12, 2015 — WordPress development can be quite cumbersome, especially if you deal with different clients and everybody has own server configurations or special needs. Using Services like MAMP are great for a quick start but if you need to match certain criteria it is good to be as close as possible to live environment.
Vagrant is a tool, which lets you setup a Virtual Machine on your computer, which reflects your live environment. And people from the community already built some special VMs for WordPress developer. Setting up a new WordPress (Multi-) Site is just a mater of seconds and you’re ready to go.
This session, will teach you what Vagrant is, how you can use it and what specific WordPress solution exists to boost your WordPress development.
October 2, 2015 — Managing several projects in one machine can be painful and limiting:
– upgrades and experiments are discouraged for the risk of messing up the whole development environment
– sharing work with other colleagues can be difficult
– project setup in not so small teams can be a waste of time
– Vagrant offers an easy way to create and manage a dedicated virtual machine. Every WordPress instance can now be run in a fully isolated environment, saving time and headaches.
July 28, 2015 — Setting up and maintaining local development and staging environments can be time-consuming, especially if you want to keep your dev environments up-to-date against an active production site. And if you use multisite this gets even harder. Stop editing your hosts file every 10 seconds, keep your database all up to date, and spend no time doing so. Also covered will be how this fits in with the BDN’s QA process.
July 16, 2015 — One of the newest tools on the market is an open source system called Vagrant. Thanks to this amazing application, you can quickly and easily create a new virtual development environment at a moments notice.
July 13, 2015 — Vagrant is a fantastic piece of software that allows developers and testers to create portable, reusable and easily reproducible development environments. This session covers the functional aspects and a quick demo of the workflow of using Vagrant specifically for WordPress development.