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Creating Development Environments with Vagrant by Michael Peacock

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Chapter 1. Getting Started with Vagrant

Developing web-based applications can be complex. We have to be able to work with teams of people, who all need to be able to run and work on these projects, and we work with an ever-changing stack of technologies. I know personally I've spent countless hours setting up developers onto new projects in the past, and countless hours wrangling with WAMP and MAMP to switch to a newer or older version of PHP when juggling multiple projects. With everyone in a team working on their own machine, with their own development tools on their own operating systems, it's almost impossible to keep a consistent configuration across all the machines; especially if you have remote workers or freelancers where you can't force ...

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