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CouchDB and PHP Web Development Beginner's Guide by Tim Juravich

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Chapter 2. Setting up your Development Environment

In this chapter, we will set up your computer so that you can develop web applications using PHP and CouchDB. There are a lot of technologies that come into play when developing web applications, so we'll need to make sure that our systems are configured properly before we start writing the code.

In this chapter, we will:

  • Discuss your operating system and how to install the necessary components
  • Learn about the tools needed to develop PHP and CouchDB applications
  • Configure our web development environment
  • Learn about Homebrew and install CouchDB
  • Use Homebrew to install Git for version control
  • Confirm that you can make a request to CouchDB

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