Tag Archives: unix

Auto mapping development sites in Apache

Setting up a new virtual host entry in the Apache config files each time I setup a new development site on my local machine is a pain. Here’s how I am automatically mapping the http://*.dev hostnames to /home/user/dev/*/public in my … Continue reading

Dnsmasq (no editing /etc/hosts)

I’ve played around bit recently with Pow (http://pow.cx/) on Mac OS for running Ruby development sites. One of the nice things it does is automatically handle resolving requests to the dev site. For example, requests to http://mysite.dev/ will automatically be handled by the localhost, … Continue reading

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