os x

Apple Releases Swift as Open Source on GitHub

December 13, 2015 by

In June, Apple announced that it would make its new programming language, Swift, available as open source within the year of 2015. This came as a surprise for many, as Apple’s technologies have traditionally been thought of as closed, due to the fact that they were proprietary and that the source code was not available… read more

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 https://download.elastic.co/kibana/kibana/kibana-4.3.0-darwin-x64.tar.gz 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

Unpacking War File on OS X and Linux

March 6, 2015 by

If you have packaged a web application within a .war file, then you might want to check the contents of it for various reasons. There are a number of tools that can do this, but I am going to show you a simple command that can display the contents of the war file within the… 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