Join Jon Peck for an in-depth discussion in this video Talking to yourself with local networking, part of Up and Running with Linux for PHP Developers.
…We've got a fully functional operating system with some base…software, but how are we going to connect to it for configuration?…Sometimes it's easiest just to sit down and have…a good chat with yourself to work out a problem.…Sounds silly doesn't it?…Well there's a practical reason for it.…You listen to yourself faster and better than anybody else.…Internet networking is remarkably similar like that.…There are a couple of fundamental networking concepts that are…helpful for understanding how you'll be connecting to your server.…The first is a host which refers to a computer on the network.…
Each host has a unique IP address, which means that connections…to that IP address will only go to that one computer.…An example of an IPV4 IP address is 126.96.36.199.…If you're anything like me, remembering sequences of…numbers is something that I delegate to computers.…To give networking a more semantic context, host names provide a…human readable labels for a host that map to an IP address.…That way, instead of trying to get to a website's IP…
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
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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