Past Meetup

DrupalJax January Meetup (#11): Building a killer PHP/Drupal dev environment

Details

Getting back on track with presentations for January.

Agenda for January meetup:

-Q&A, Introductions

-Presentation: Building a kickass Drupal dev environment. Jitesh Doshi of SpinSpire (http://spinspire.com/) will go over building a local environment for beginners and more advanced high performance environments:

Will cover:

Web server: Nginx (http://nginx.org/) instead of Apache Database server: MariaDB (https://mariadb.org/) instead of MySQL Installing WPN-XM (http://wpn-xm.org/) package that includes most of the above. IDE - either Eclipse (http://www.eclipse.org/) or NetBeans (http://netbeans.org/) Database client - HeidiSQL (http://www.heidisql.com/) instead of MySQL-Admin Command shell - Git Bash (http://code.google.com/p/msysgit/) instead of Putty, because you need to SSH, but you also need to work locally. Settings up XDebug (http://xdebug.org/) for interactive debugging Using SSH tunnel (http://spinspire.com/article/accessing-remote-mysql-server-locally-using-ssh-port-forwarding) for remote database session as well as PHP debugging session Setting up VMs with VirtualBox (https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads) and TurnkeyLinux (http://www.turnkeylinux.org/drupal7) ... and more ... - February topics (Sign up and give ideas at: http://groups.drupal.org/node/243873 )

LOCATION: This month we will at offices in Southpoint. Heather Canada will be hosting at First Coast Weddings and Events.

4237 Salisbury Rd Suite #209
Jacksonville, FL[masked]http://goo.gl/maps/WtSlP (http://goo.gl/maps/suLc1)

Street View: http://goo.gl/maps/QA7Nd

Google Hangout: This meetup will be broadcast on Google Hangout. I'll post the URL when we start the event here in a comment and in the #drupal IRC channel.