On-demand environments are essential to delivering code—and therefore value—from dev-to-deploy rapidly, reliably, and regularly. At every stage of the workflow, the environment has to be as close to the production setup as possible to avoid nasty surprises when your code hits production. Defining your “production-like” environment with automated build mechanisms to create containers—like in DDEV-Local—lets … Continued
Elli Ludwigson, Open Strategy Partners, is fueled by her fundamental curiosity about what connects us, literally and metaphorically. She has an innate drive to connect information and resources with stakeholders and communities. She has supported United States Members of Congress while working at the Congressional Research Service, promoted the core concepts of the sustainable food movement for a New York Times bestselling author and farmer, and contributed to the Drupal open source project as a core mentoring lead. Elli will happily dive deep into just about any topic, whether it's the inner workings of a technology or the history of Joy of Cooking (she collects old editions). She currently resides outside of Washington DC with her books, houseplants, and baking habit.
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Last week at Drupal Europe we had the opportunity to learn from each other, catch up with old friends and make new connections, and contribute back to Drupal Core with Contribution Days on both Monday and Friday. A lot of work goes into preparing for these events, from coordinating team members to getting tools ready. … Continued
You need a local web server to build and maintain a website. Simple. The old standby is MAMP, so called because it gives you the full Apache MySQL PHP “AMP” stack you need to get to work … on “My” machine: My Apache, MySQL, PHP. It’s free and no-frills (the paid version gives you a … Continued
Here’s a well-guarded secret that most developers, teams, and agencies don’t share with their clients: a ton of work is needed just to get to the work. Have you ever lost hours to managing your team’s local development environments? Maybe you’ve enjoyed a few too many coffee breaks while waiting for your virtual machines to … Continued