DigitalOcean vs OVH

DigitalOcean is super hot and preferred among many as the five-dollar virtual private server.  OVH has recently made some strides in Europe to compete against DigitalOcean and is now present even in Italy.  Here is a comparison of the two base models: Company DigitalOcean OVH Price 3.72 euros * 2.43 euros Hourly Billing? Yes No space […]

Adobe Brackets is a Great Editor for Web Development

Adobe Brackets is one of a few web development editors that in the last year or so that gives the leading web development editor Sublime Text a run for its money. Adobe sponsors the development of Adobe Brackets which actually doubles as Edge Code, part of the Adobe Creative Cloud. While Sublime Text is closed […]

Learning Laravel 4 Application Development

I just finished reading “Learning Laravel 4 Application Development”, written by Hardik Dangar. The book is over 200 pages in length, and covers the development of an application, starting from the installation of Laravel on Mac, Windows, and Linux (Ubuntu) and finishing with the actual deployment of the application using FTP, Git, or SSH. Some […]

Installing Laravel 4 With PHPUnit 3.8 using Composer

Laravel is PHPUnit ready, but one needs to configure the composer.json file to tell composer, the dependency manager, to install the PHPUnit packages. If you want to use PHPUnit 3.8, you’ll need at least PHP 5.4.7. If you haven’t already upgraded to PHP 5.4.7, there is no time like the present.