Appendix B. Understanding and Setting Up Our Development Environment
In this appendix, we will go over the stack of technologies involved in running Magento and learn how to set up a proper environment for development. The following topics will be covered in this appendix:
- LAMP virtual machine
- Setting up and using VirtualBox
- Setting up and using Vagrant
- IDEs and version control systems
We will also learn how to set up a LAMP virtual machine from scratch and how to automate this process entirely using Vagrant and Chef.
LAMP from scratch
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP) is a solution stack of open source technologies that are used to build a web server and are the current standard for the running of Magento.
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