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How to connect to you database using Vagrant

Jan/05/2014 2 min read by Marco Monteiro

As you may or may not know, I started to really use vagrant lately. The installation process to get a PHP development environment is quite easy. However, there was a few moment were I run into a small issues. Most of them happened just because my mind was still programmed to work with a simple Lamp stack.

One of the issues that made me lose 20 minutes or so was connecting SequelPro to the database. Sure I installed PHPmyAdmin but I wanted to use my own database management app.

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Getting started with vagrant

Jan/04/2014 4 min read by Marco Monteiro

Recently I wrote a post about my dev setup on mac. However someone has been recommending me for a while to start using Vagrant. But I never did. Specially because my dev setup was working fine.

A few days ago, I decided it was time to do a clean install on my mac, and start fresh. That means it's time for some experimenting.

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Is 2013 gone yet?

Dec/29/2013 5 min read by Marco Monteiro

Not yet. We still have time to look back. Yeah, it's that time of the year. Time to think back on what happened this last year. What went wrong and what went well.

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Are you a part of Intranet project?

Dec/20/2013 3 min read by Marco Monteiro

Are you? If you are, this might interest you. I've been doing some consultant work where I'm basically putting Intranets to the test. Basically I'm the troll telling people what are they doing right or wrong.

So his is what I've found so far on things that you might want to avoid.

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People won awards that day

Dec/19/2013 3 min read by Marco Monteiro

Last weekend we had our anual christmas party at the office. Until now I was only used to those small Christmas parties. I only worked for small companies and even when I didn't, normally they did the parties by team and not has a whole company.

I was really excited about the party, on one hand I would get to be with everyone in one place, which only happens twice a year (we also have a summer party). On the other hand there's always a open bar.

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