Latest articles under MacOS X category

Adding support for SSH2 on MAMP

Recently, I am in need to use SFTP on one of my PHP script. Fortunately, PHP does support it through SSH2 binding. Unfortunately, however, MAMP doesn’t come with SSH2 extension. So it looks like I have to recompile myself. Adding SSH2 extension to your MAMP the easy way I’ve compiled SSH2 extension for Mac. Note […]

Posted on December 11th, 2009 under MacOS X  •  5 Comments

Remote debugging PHP using Xdebug on MAMP

A development tools such as Microsoft Visual Studio has debugging feature built-in where you can step through the code line by line and watch the variables. There are times when you may want to do the same thing with PHP script running in a remote (or it could be local as well) web server. It […]

Posted on May 21st, 2009 under MacOS X, PHP  •  2 Comments

Rebuilding MAMP stack from scratch.

On my previous article, I’ve discussed two ways to . For most situation, one of those two solutions should be sufficient. There are times, however, that you need more features than the default and therefore need to customize one or more components of your MAMP stack. For me, the need comes when I need PCNTL […]

Posted on May 3rd, 2009 under MacOS X  •  1 Comment

PHP on Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard

This article will focus on Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard. I have no access to earlier versions of Mac OS X, so I’m afraid I can’t help you much more than providing this link. There are many ways to enable MAMP (Mac Apache MySQL PHP) stack, but the best way, I think, is to use […]

Posted on May 2nd, 2009 under MacOS X  •  No Comments

Mac Yellow Minimize Button Grayed Out

There’s one annoying problems with my Mac laptop. When I’m at work, I connect to external monitor and work on both built-in monitor on my laptop and the external monitor. When I go home I unplug the external monitor, close the lid and let the laptop goes to sleep. Once in a while, when I […]

Posted on March 25th, 2009 under MacOS X  •  11 Comments