The first VM I wanted was one with Centos6.5 on which IntelliJ would run. (Just for fun I created an Ubuntu VM and installed IntelliJ, and the performance was wretched. On Centos6.5 it was super snappy, however.) (more ↠)
September 22, 2016 06:01
September 19, 2016 11:17
Arguably for my immediate tasks at hand I don't need Vagrant: at the moment I need to create two Unix VMs for a projects I'm working on, and I could do that just fine with the VirtualBox Manager. But at the very least I want to lay out my projects with multiple reproducible projects in mind. A sane layout now could save me untold grief later. (more ↠)
September 17, 2016 09:29
A while back I took a hard look at virtual machines (VMs), but at the time they didn’t work all that well, and I wasn’t really doing a lot of cross-platform development anyway.
Both of those have changed, so it’s time to reassess everything. And it looks like I may need to travel, so I want to end up with a portable development environment. So I’ve decided to get a MacPro laptop to be my primary development machine, run VMs on it to support Windows and the various flavors of Xnix, and move projects from local storage to the cloud. (I've been a Windows & Xnix guy forever, so Mac will be a new experience in many ways, I'm sure!) (more ↠)