Homestead Welcomes Z-Ray by Zend

Homestead Welcomes Z-Ray by Zend

Since the release of Homestead version 7.1.0 and base box version 5.1.0 Homestead now supports the Zend Z-Ray plugin for PHP 7.2. You can start leveraging the power of Z-Ray in your application with a small changes to your Homestead project. First make sure you have...

How to lose me as a customer

I have been subjecting my twitter followers to some rather cryptic ranting about DigitalOcean (DO) lately. I’ve been a DO customer since February 2016 when I moved from Linode to DO. I don’t do a lot with my virtual private servers (VPS). I host about 15 WordPress...

Installing PHP 5.6.x on CentOS 5.11

Install Nginx, PHP 5.6.15 and PHP-FPM on CentOS 5.11 I know…. I know. But I had to figure it out. So here’s what made it happen: Starting Point: # cat /etc/redhat-release CentOS release 5.11 (Final) # php -v PHP 5.1.6 (cli) (built: Nov 6 2014 12:25:07)...
ZendCon 2015 Thoughts

ZendCon 2015 Thoughts

ZendCon 2015 was my first ZendCon experience. I was selected to give two talks, “Laravel Forge: Hello World to Hello Production” and “DevOps for Small Teams”. This was my first time giving the updated talk about Forge which also includes a...