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Development Environment with Git + Unison [migrated]

Is anyone using Unison (http://www.cis.upenn.edu/~bcpierce/unison/) to keep development projects consistent between laptop and desktop or similar? I'm worried Unison may butcher my git repos. ...
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RHEL 6.4 (Santiago) yum groupinstall 'Development Tools' no packages [duplicate]

I am having issues with group install. My goal is to install make. They say make ships with RHEL but mine doesn't have it [root@respsrhl27 ~]# yum groupinstall 'Development Tools' Loaded plugins: ...
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docker development with Node.js and binary node_modules

I am working on a docker image for a development environment for my Node.js app. When running the docker image, a volume is mounted so that the source code of my app is shared with the container from ...
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How do I create a custom ADFS 2nd factor sign in page?

I have a C# dll that provides HOTP and TOTP authentication. I'd like to adapt this for use with ADFS sign in pages. (I'll share this DLL with you if you like) How do I integrate my authentication ...
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Dev mysql node with Percona

I have been tasked with creating a Development mysql instance, We currently have a 7 node Xtradb cluster, is there any way to have this node a few hours behind, or not allow replication back to the ...
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Is there an application to slowdown connection intentionally?

In many development scenarios I needed to see how my application - web or desktop would behave when the internet connection is very slow - 10-15KBps. Is there a way to slow down the internet speed in ...
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Code promotion plan from dev to live for wordpress

We are having wordpress multi-site and the developers do there development on dev server, We are not using any version control for wordpress development, I need some plan so we can move the site from ...
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Mac Mini Server as iphone development environment [closed]

I just started iPhone development on Mac OS x image on vmware. Unfortunately, performance is like an old turtle, so I decided to buy a Mac mini the most cheaper Macintosh. As I'm developing with a ...
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Using Git for development on the web

I'm setting up a new project, and I am getting into doing local development, then I want to upload all the changes to the master server. Basically, I'm wondering, do I need to install git on my local ...
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Concerns about Apache per-Vhost logging setup

I'm both senior developer and sysadmin in my company, so i'm trying to deal with the needs of both activities. I've set up our apache box, wich deals with 30-50 domains atm (and hopefully will grow ...
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Multiple VM environment for developing/testing

I was asked to create a setup for automated deployment, configuration, installation/updates of websites. A bunch of small websites will be bundled on one server. If more website will come up a new ...
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Using SharePoint to access and modify data in database

I have a situation where I currently have a huge spreadsheet that is used for tracking 40+ deliverables for projects. The spreadsheet solution is past cumbersome. I have been thinking about how I can ...
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Mobile test device charging station and checkout managment solution

Alright... here's praying this is the right place for this question. Frankly, I think it straddles the border between a number of different categories, but maybe ServerFault will embrace it as their ...
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What are the risks of trusting a self-signed certificate on a development machine?

We have development machines that test web applications under development over https, because the deployed app operates over https. We have a couple of internal url's set up in our hosts file, so ...
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Simulating a generic corporate Intranet

Preface: My company hawks a software suite for delivering live and on demand multimedia (video, slides, chat, etc.). We provide the server, client side authoring tool, and client browser players. ...
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Debugging/Developing tool for apache's mod_rewrite (Rewrite Engine)

Is there any tool (GUI or online) for developing and debugging apache's mod_rewrite (Rewrite Engine) rules? Something like Regex tools that get input (for example URLs per line) and some rewrite ...
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Merits of having a shared development server

The developers on my team want a shared development machine to use instead of running the software on their own computers. Their rationale seems to be that we are only targeting Fedora/CentOS/Red Hat ...
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Office based Dev server… what do I need to consider?

At the moment we have no central "dev" server. Two developers (including myself) work with local copies of the database and XAMP installs on our Windows machines (we are using Git for version ...
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nginx for local development

I want to use nginx for local development. This means I want to prevent other machines from being able to access my web server so it can only be accessed via localhost. Under the server settings in ...
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PHP Dev on Windows w/ WAMP and deploy on Unix - .htaccess setup?

So I'm pretty sure this question has been asked before, but I simply cannot find the answer by Googling - feel free to point me to the right site/post to look up the answer. Apologies for my poor ...
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Piping emails from a development server to a text file

Is there a way to capture all mail from a unix server and pipe it to a log file? Or maybe at least all mail from PHP? I know of a trick where in php.ini sendmail is tricked byt this line: ...
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how do I set up my web app dev environment for easy production transition?

I'm about to start developing a web app. It will be hosted on dedicated servers in the cloud when its time to go live. Currently my development environment is my shared hosting account. I'm assuming ...
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Windows Permissions for Developers?

I work at a Fortune 500 company as a Windows software developer in R&D. Corporate IT is currently gearing up for a company-wide Win7 deployment and as a part of it they are looking to completely ...
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mac mini as a buildboot

I would like to use a mac mini with the following configuration as a buildboot for compiling our application: Intel Core Duo 2 2.44Ghz Hard disk 320 GB Ram 4GB The application is targeted to work on ...
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Good infrastructure design questions for software developers?

Building on Jeff's blog post titled Vampires (Programmers) versus Werewolves (Sysadmins) From my perspective, the whole point of the company is to talk about what we're doing. Getting things done ...
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Question on configuring network and DNS for development purposes

I have a question on how to configure a server for development purposes. this is the situation: There is a main server which connects all computer to Internet. We want to have another server for ...
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Virtualization on a dedicated server?

I'm about to buy a dedicated server and I'd like to know if it is worth it the pain to setup virtualization (like XenServer) for the following architecture. Linux with Apache/PHP/MySQL for my ...
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Recommendations for free VM solution for development machine?

On my desktop (Windows 7), I'd like to set up a few instances of Windows Server 2008 to run various platforms that I'm dealing with at work such as SharePoint, BizTalk, CRM, and so forth. I've tried ...
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rsync from development to production - ownership/permissions - PermitRootLogin

In order to use "rsync" to synchronize data between a development server and a production server, I have to set PermitRootLogin on on the production server, then I can run "rsync -avhe ssh --delete ...
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Separate apps environment (distro agnostic)

What do you think about having a separate environment with it's own parsers (Python, Ruby) and different versions of them within a Linux distro. I'm sick of having to stick with distro's versions of ...
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Linux Development System Layout.Configuration

Looking to create a linux based development/test system. I'm the only one using it. Will be using a variant of rhel/centos/fedora, with a 640G drive, and an external 250G as a kind of backup. ...
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Best practices for working with Development, Staging, Production server and SVN

Our development team has a live server hosted in a data centre, as well as a dev and staging server onsite All machines are running Debian 5, PHP, MySQL We have Subversion running on the development ...
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Is it a good choice to switch from software developer to system administrator?

I've been just graduated and now having a hard choice: continue to be a (average) software developer or switch to system administrator. I have some background coding experiences, but it's not enough ...
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Best Linux flavor for web application development (LAMP)

Currently I am using Fedora 12/13 for web application (LAMP) development. Would serious users of LAMP consider any other flavor. Usage is for my laptop. If you require more info, pls request, just ...
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Ways for managing the installation and configuration of various software applications and settings in linux?

What are some ways for managing the installation and configuration of various software applications and settings in group of linux development and server computers? Is a set of basic scripts a good ...
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Sharepoint 2010 web application development suitability evaluation/assessment

I would like to know what kind of applications are suitable to be developed on top of Sharepoint 2010 and which should not be built on to of it. So when to embrace/avoid Sharepoint 2010 as a ...
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how does svn work with apache?

i've got ubuntu installed with lamp. im using webdav to upload/download files to/from the ubuntu web server, after i have edited the php source files in netbeans. however, i wonder what is best ...
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development server?

for a project there will be me and one more programmer to develop a web service. i wonder how the development environment should be like. cause we need central storage (documents, pictures, business ...
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Distributed development staff needing a common IP range

I work on a development staff that is geographically distributed, mostly all throughout the state of CA, but several key members also must travel frequently. We rely quite heavily on a 3rd party ...
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Production LAMP server

I am wanting to setup a internal development server (LAMP), I need the web team to be able to access different developments sites ie: example1.local example2.local example3.local etc from within the ...
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Which free RDBMS is best for small in-house development?

I am the sole sysadmin for a small firm of about 50 people, and I have been asked to develop an in-house application for tracking job completion and providing reports based on that data. I'm planning ...
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What are best practices on virtual lab/test bed architecture?

I am currently preparing a new small virtual environment for development and testing with Windows Server + SQL Server + AD + Sharepoint + Exchange + IIS(ASP.NET) + Biztalk + ?, for a small (up to 5) ...
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Things to consider for a sysadmin, and setting up a development network/environment

I am creating a development network/environment for development of web applications, and software applications. I am looking to have a system administrator involved with implementation, so I'm ...
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Development, testing, and production envorment for large php/mysql projects

Hello i am working on a large php/mysql project and i am getting to the point where everything get really confusing. I have a dedicated sever that runs CentOS with PLESK. And i have a windows PC with ...
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Whats the easiest route to trying out mono 2.6?

We have several web applications built on Microsoft technologies (asp.net+mvc framework, built using VS2008, MS SQL Server). I have recently be playing with Ubuntu (9.10), installed using Wubi, and ...
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How to obtain fast builds by using a build server and copying object files?

We are developing software on the Windows platform, using C++ and .NET. A full build can take several hours on a developer laptop. A multi-core build server with lots of RAM and SSD disks could reduce ...
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Apache httpd.conf: Multiple virtualhosts on a single ip

We have a local development server we have setup on a comcast business class connection with a single static ip. This is all routed through a DIR 655 router. Our issue is as follows: We have our main ...
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SQL Server Developer Edition versus SQL Server Standard

not sure I understand this but I am going to throw my assumption out there: SQL Server 2008 Standard & Enterprises editions are for running full database services on server (not just but for ...
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Moving Vmware Workstation VM to another host causes reactivation

I need to find a solution for developers using virtual environments with VMWare Workstation 7. We develop in different and incompatible environments. Presently almost a week is lost when modifying a ...
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Virtualized Development Server for simulating 3-Tier Environment

I am thinking about buying a new server based development box for development (redundantly redundant, I know ;)). Ideally, I want to run something like ESXi or Xen Hypervisor at the lowest level. Then ...