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Drupal VM - Easy local Drupal development environments

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 15:36 -- rprice

This project aims to make spinning up a simple local Drupal test/development environment incredibly quick and easy, and to introduce new developers to the wonderful world of Drupal development on local virtual machines (instead of crufty old MAMP/WAMP-based development). It will install the following on an Ubuntu 14.04 linux VM: Apache 2.4.x PHP 5.5.x (configurable) MySQL 5.5.x Drush latest release (configurable) Drupal 6.x, 7.x, or 8.x.x (configurable) Optional (installed by default): Apache Solr 4.10.x (configurable) Memcached XHProf, for profiling your code XDebug, for debugging your code PHPMyAdmin, for accessing databases directly Pimp my Log, for easy viewing of log files MailHog, for catching and debugging email It should take 5-10 minutes to build or rebuild the VM from scratch on a decent broadband connection.