Using Vagrant with WMware Fusion: vagrant-vmware-fusion

This is part 1 of my series on Ansible provisioning for Vagrant running VMware. In this post I will describe how things are supposed to work first time right when you run a VMware virtual machine using Vagrant. If you are interested in what could go wrong, or if you encounter errors yourself, you are […]

Ansible provisioning for Vagrant running VMware

Introduction This is the beginning of a series of posts about using Vagrant with WMware virtualization and Ansible provisioning. That’s three technologies in one sentence. Combining technologies is always challenging, especially if you have little to no experience with some of them. This means that things will go wrong many times during my research and it will be far from […]

Unit testing Zend Framework 1.x with PHPStorm

Warning: This post is outdated. If you want something more up-to-date: The Dutch Web Alliance has an excellent series on unit testing and debugging with PHPStorm, by Joshua Thijssen In case I ever forget, to easisly install the latest phpunit, follow the manual blindly, which means to:

At the moment of writing, the above […]

Enabling syntax highlighting

Another UPDATE This post is outdated. I am now using ‘Crayon Syntax Highligther’ instead of ‘Syntax Highlighter Evolved’. I had to update the code samples on this page accordingly, so reading this post might lead to confusion. UPDATE There is a newer version of the plugin that I wrote about in this post. It’s functionality […]

Do not require_once() a directory!

If you see the following error messages on the command line in windows, you know you going to be wasting an uncertain amount of time figuring out the right permissions for the directory D:\ZendFramework: Warning: require_once(D:\ZendFramework\library\Zend\Loader\Autoloader): failed to open stream: Permission denied in D:\werk7\tiris\loadDocuments.php on line 15 Fatal error: require_once(): Failed opening required ‘Zend/Loader/Autoloader’ (include_path=’.;D:\ZendFramework\library’) […]