In this section, we will go step-by-step and ensure that our development environment is set up correctly. From here on out, I'm assuming you are using a machine that is running Mac OS X without any special modifications to Apache or PHP. If you've done a lot of customization to your development environment, then you probably already know how to configure your machine so that everything works properly.
Now that I've bored you to death with disclaimers, let's get things rolling! The first part of our journey is to meet an application that we will spend a lot of our time with:
Terminal is a built-in command line utility for Mac OS X. Using the command line can be a bit of a ...