There are millions of articles on how to setup LAMP setup on your own machine to allow developing websites locally. I think this is a wrong approach as running server programs in one’s computer creates a lot of potential problems. Better approach for this would be to use Virtual Machines as they allow bigger flexibility and fewer headaches when something goes wrong. Of course you probably don’t want to do it if you are only working on one project or you are just starting your carrier as especially at first it will feel kind of weird. Virtual Machines for Web Developers - Web Species blog
I recently wrote a blog on setting up a local environment in macosx to develop locally. Although this is great and a good alternative the the web servers out there as it is faster, it is not ideal if you need to run different versions of php and also doesn't truly reflect the set up of the linux servers that you are running your website off. That is why I have written this blog, it is a guide to setting up a virtual machine in virtualbox which you can run your website through and develop against. Web Development through a VM | Mat Searle
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Posted: January 31st, 2012 | Author: Kent Nguyen | Filed under: Development, iOS | 201 Comments » The big question: How much does an iPhone app cost? This is a very common question that I’m asked by a lot of my business-oriented friends and non-tech savvy clients. Without fail, every single time I gave my initial estimation before even locking down the specs, I received that shocked expression because of the unexpected (high) quotation. Yet, none of my quotations has even came close to the range being discussed in this StackOverflow thread, in which the development cost of Twitterific app is discussed. Despite the fact that the original question was asked in 2008 and the best answer (by one of the Twitterific developers) was in 2010, it is still accurate today in Jan 2012 and I can foresee that it will still be true atleast until the end of 2012. Dear business people, an iOS app actually takes a lot of work! | Kent Nguyen
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