Overview for docker

Moving to Windows for PHP Development from macOS

My 'old' laptop was a Macbook Pro from late 2013. I've recently bought a new laptop and will be ditching macOS for personal development and using Windows.

PHP and OpenFaaS

There's been a couple of things recently that have got me to this point 1) Hype around serverless functions 2) My growing interest in OpenFaaS So here I am, sat in a coffee shop in central London tinkering with OpenFaaS and PHP - here's how it went.

Symfony and Dokku

Recently I've been using Dokku to deploy some of my side-projects, I wanted a simple deployment procedure that didn't rely on complicated build systems, as these were just small apps that I needed to host somewhere easily. I'm using Dokku for that - so here's some instructions for getting Symfony working with it.

uuidgen on macOS

Thanks to David McKay, I learned about a really cool command for generating UUIDs that I hadn't heard of before, but on macOS it wasn't quite right, so I resorted to using Docker.

Behat, Mink and Docker

I've been porting across one of the live demos I do (that's a Symfony project to demonstrate BDD & Behat stuff) from the built-in PHP web-server and a locally-hosted MySQL Database to a Docker configuration. I had some struggles with getting my Web UI Behat suite to work correctly inside the PHP container, here's what should be done.