Overview for docker

PHP (7.2), Xdebug and Docker (Compose)

For our project at work, we needed to set up Xdebug in Docker. Not only this, but we had different developers using different machines and operating systems, the IP of the host would need to be flexible for it to work for us all. Here's how we did it.

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.