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Apache 2.4, PHP 5.4 on EC2 instance

Apache 2.4, PHP 5.4 on EC2 instance

This tutorial just updated version of my previous one . This time we are going to install newer version of apache (httpd 2.4), PHP 5.4 but as a PHP-FPM . Instructions are pretty simple. You can just copy and paste command to get working stack in less then 15 minutes.

What you can learn from it? How to install Apache 2.4 and PHP 5.4, how to enable and APC, and how to install HTTPS on your server, with purchasing SSL certificate.

Free virtual machines with Internet Explorer

Free virtual machines with Internet Explorer

BrowserStack is well known service which provides awesome tools to test your website against different browsers and operating systems. It’s very handy when it comes to professional QA testing. Not everyone knows, that from that place you can also download virtual machines for free. On this page Virtual Machine you can pull multiple VM images with IE8 / IE 9 and different versions of windows.  
How to install Phing on CentOS

How to install Phing on CentOS

PHing  INot GNU make; it’s a PHP project build system or build tool based on   Apache Ant . You can do anything with it that you could do with a traditional build system like GNU make, and its use of simple XML build files and extensible PHP “task” classes make it an easy-to-use and highly flexible build framework.

This build tool ensures that the process of creating your  web application from source code happens in a proper and repeatable way. This is the best way to reduce the possibility of errors caused by manual uploads via FTP or SSH using desktop client.