Pete’s final article in this series walks us through installing the Symfony 2 framework on our Debian virtualbox
In part two of Setting up a Debian VirtualBox for web development, Pete runs through how to set up the LAMP stack.
We’ve been doing some project work requiring speedy image transformations on the server using ImageMagick. Pete talks us through compiling ImageMagick from source on Unix (Debian)
Pete has written a useful guide to installing Debian as a VirtualBox guest, with host-only networking, setting up SSH access, and NFS file sharing.
We wanted to ensure our new CMS, JellyBean, provided adequate support for creating mobile-friendly websites so we built a bundle that aims to handle all the media requirements for a project and serves appropriately optimised and sized images dependant on the screen resolution of the browser.
At present Symfony 2 is the most active open source PHP project on github. It has a great community behind it contributing to both the framework and reusable packages and we’ve been using it within our development stack for a number of web application projects. Pete discusses some of the reasons why.
HTTP Acceleration and Caching covering some basic background and certain techniques and technologies that can be employed to speed up a website/web application.