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Install HHVM and NGINX on debian

Facebook recently released hhvm with fast-cgi support. This post will show you how you can set this up yourself.

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Extract exif data using php

In this post I will show how you can extract exif data from your images.

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The pomodoro technique

Tired of getting interrupted during your work and feel like you can't get anything finished at the end of the day. You should try the pomodoro technique.

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New blog

I recently create this new blog on top of symfony. I wanted the rebuild my blog because I wanted a more flexible and customizable website.

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VCS for developer

Version control systems is a helpful tool in development IF you use it correct.

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Create local wildcard DNS

Some time ago I posted a guide to setup a zero config webserver on mac OSX. As it turns out this will stop working once your OSX version is high enough. Here's a new way that will be easier to setup.

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PMT

I am currently working on a project with about 12 people. This is where I learned the importance of a great project management tool. We started off okay, but after a while it became harder and harden to keep a decent overview of what everyone was doing.

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Setting up a zero config webserver on mac OSX

If you have lots of projects on your development computer, you know how annoying it is having to configure your apache VirtualHost and changing your hosts file for a dns record. Well there is a solution. I'll show you how you can configure apache to do this dynamically and afterwards setup a local DNS server so you don't have to change your hosts file.

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Some nice to know linux commands

Spending a lot of time in a cli means you will be searching how to get stuff done. Here are some nice commands to monitor folders and files.

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Migrate SVN to GIT

Once you get into git, you will probably stay with git. It's always more fun if you have all your code in the same place.

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