[wp-hackers] Your development application workflow

Stas Sușcov stas at nerd.ro
Wed Sep 12 15:31:06 UTC 2012

În data de Wed, 12 Sep 2012 18:04:40 +0300, Rilwis <rilwis at gmail.com> a  

>> I am setup for Windows dev work. So I use XAMPP's Apache and MySQL
>> (defaulted to myisam) running locally out of a DropBox folder.  I shut
>> down the servers any time I might be switching from desktop to laptop to
>> prevent collisions.  It's a bit of awesome just be able to just turn on
>> the laptop and have your host file, httpd.conf&vhosts.conf and mysql
>> databases just work for your local dev environment.  The mklink windows
>> command and DropBox allows for wonderful things like portable hosts
>> files (and Terraria characters).
> I do the same thing, but instead of using mklink to create links to  
> various
> folders/files, I throw everything to my Dropbox folder! XAMPP is about 60
> MB + WP source + Database is about 200 MB, that's not a problem with
> Dropbox. And while using this trick, I can develop WP everywhere.

https://github.com/benauthor/phpa or  
(better php-cli,
if you are on ubuntu take a look at these php5 packages  

There's also https://github.com/buddypress/wordpress-unit-tests to test  

Ben wrote some stuff to get your plugin playing nice with Travis. Though I  
didn't get a chance to play with it.

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