Mailcatcher, Vagrant & Laravel: Email testing made easy 3

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This post originally appeared on the Square1 Blog. When doing any sort of non-trivial development, sooner or later you’ll likely end up having to send emails from your application. Email is a key part of many application for things like event notifications or user account verification. Testing that the right mails get sent at the ...

CSS & Javascript truncated by nginx 15

WP Upload Directory not writable! Check file and directory permissions
On several recent projects I’ve been using VirtualBox and Vagrant to spin up new development machines. The simplicity and power of the two tools together is amazing, and stops me from cluttering up my main machine with tools and packages from random side projects. It hasn’t been all sweetness and light though. I wrote recently ...

Symlink shenanigans – node.js, npm, express and vagrant 6

WP Upload Directory not writable! Check file and directory permissions
Recently I was working on a new project on a virtual box set up through vagrant. For those of you who haven’t used it, vagrant is an amazing tool that makes it crazy-easy to set up and deploy uniform development environments on virtual servers. However, I ran in to a very frustrating issue when trying ...