I often develop sites/web applications that provide some common or core functionality at a top level domain and use sub-domains for hosting portals, micro-sites or related apps. While developing these apps on my local machine I might have a dozen or so portals running under sub-domains of a top
This continues from my previous post on the various online storage/sync solutions available today.
I've been a Dropbox (and Box, and Google Drive) user for a while now, and like it for its convenience. It is easy to use and setup, and lets you keep multiple devices in sync
The apache configuration file (usually httpd.conf) that ships with most linux distros has some configuration settings that are sub-optimal for running PHP applications (many optimizations described below will benefit other applications as well). I've found, after a bit of trial and error, that the following settings will let you
First of all, here's an excellent document explaining all about Access Control Lists (ACLs) in Linux. What follows here is a simple example of how you can put them to use.
I do PHP development on one of my Linux laptops. I go with the standard apache + mod_php setup