Building a Custom OpenVZ Template

One of the things I’ve thought would be handy for much too long was setting up a custom template for my virtual machines. I don’t do anything too crazy, but I use LDAP and some other utilities that I continually have to setup and configure on every machine. The ultimate in convenience would be to create a new virtual machine and have all the environment specific config done, so I can get right into building it out....

July 27, 2016

Robo as a PHP Task Runner

One of the things I ran into when developing The Storehouse was the need for a task runner that fit into my weird style of development. I’m not really a fan of having multiple tools that do the same thing, so consolidating all of my dependencies into Composer was a goal of mine once I started needing task runners. At first, I started off using Gulp and Node.js to do task running....

July 14, 2016