Installing Kibana for Elasticsearch on OS X

December 10, 2015 by
Part 4 of 35 in the Complete Guide to Elasticsearch series

The first thing you have to do in order to install Kibana for Mac OS X, is to download Kibana. Kibana can be downloaded here in your browser or by running the below command in your terminal. You should download either the .zip or the .tar.gz file. curl -L -O Be sure to replace… read more

Enabling PHP Error Reporting in MAMP

October 12, 2015 by

While developing PHP applications with MAMP on OS X, it is very useful to be able to see errors being printed directly in the browser. By default, this is disabled with MAMP, but it is very easy to enable error reporting in MAMP. All you have to do is to follow the simple steps below.… read more

Installing nginx on OS X Yosemite

December 17, 2014 by

As always, there are many ways to accomplish this. My approach is based on Homebrew and assumes that you have it installed. If not, then the first thing you have to do is to install it. Installing nginx on OS X To install nginx, simply open up the Terminal and enter the following command. brew… read more

Easily Start and Stop Development Tools in OS X

March 28, 2013 by

It can quickly become repetitive to start and stop all of your development tools; many people do not want to have a web server or database running all of the time, for instance. This article shows you an easy way of simplifying this, so you can run a single command from the Terminal to start or stop your development tools.

Setting up Apache with Dropbox on OS X

September 15, 2012 by

Getting Apache to work together with Dropbox turns out to be slightly more difficult than most would have anticipated. Adding a virtual host to point directly to a Dropbox folder will only get you a 403 Forbidden error. In this article, we will solve this problem by using symbolic links.