Join Jon Peck for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding the dashboard to Git using SourceTree, part of Learning Linux for PHP Developers (2014).
…Let's add the dashboard script to our get a light hosted repository.…Open up source tree.…By default it will show a bookmark browser.…Go up to file, then new.…We're going to create a repository.…Specify git, and the destination path.…Go to desktop.…Sandbox and Dashboard and click to open.…The bookmarked name can be dashboard as well.…When ready, click Create.…The local repository has been created and it has…been linked to the one on the development server.…Double click Dashboard to open the history of the repository.…
Go up to Repository in the menu and go down to Add Remote.…The remote name should be Origin, as this will be the central repository.…For the URL, let's specify ssh://firstname.lastname@example.org:2222,…the forwarded port, /dashboard.get.…When complete click OK.…And OK one final time and the remote will be added.…
Finally let's commit our work.…Click the Commit button.…Commit mode will change to Selected files.…We'll select index.php.…And then for the message, initial commit, check,…Push commits immediate to origin, and click Commit.…
The demonstrations are performed with the Ubuntu LTS distribution of Linux, but the skills taught here are also applicable to other Linux distributions. Every command is described in detail in context, and a comprehensive quick reference is provided for convenience.
- What is Linux, and why should I use it?
- What's a LAMP, and why does it matter?
- Creating and configuring a virtual machine
- Working with the Linux command line
- Configuring the servers, including Apache virtual hosts
- Building a development server dashboard
- Using PHP package managers like Composer and PEAR
- Installing Drupal, WordPress, and more on the server
- Self-hosting Git repositories, including a web interface
- Enhancing the server with debugging and profiling
- Exporting a virtual appliance to use on another machine
- Server troubleshooting techniques
Skill Level Beginner
Q: The pecl installation of uploadprogress fails, saying it is not a valid package archive. How can I install uploadprogress?
A: There is a bug in Ubuntu's pecl that was introduced after the course was recorded; the workaround command is "sudo pecl install -Z uploadprogress"
Q: Where can I get the exact versions of the software used in this course?
Q: In Windows, git operations ask for a password. Why?
A: Make sure that pagent (PuTTY agent) is running and has the private key loaded. See Chapter 3, movie 4 for details.
PHP with MySQL Beyond the Basicswith Kevin Skoglund10h 26m Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. Creating a Virtual Machine
3. Using the Server Command-Line Interface
4. Initial Server Configuration
5. Building a Development Server Dashboard
6. Installing PHP Applications for Site Development
7. Source Code Management
Introducing Git2m 16s
8. Enhancing the Development Server
9. Advanced VirtualBox Techniques
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