Easy, repeatable development environments using virtualization and provisioning

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How do you do Drupal development currently? Have you ever gotten bit by the "worked on my machine" bug when moving from development to live? What if I told you we could make those days a thing of the past, and make it consistently deployable across your team to boot? Developing in a virtual machine can provide us with these benefits and many more.

We will talk about:

  • What a virtualized development environment is and how it compares to traditional methods
  • How to spin up a quick development virtual machine using Vagrant and Drupal VM
  • Things to consider if an off-the-shelf image doesn't fit your needs

Chase Cathcart is a Web Developer at Wright State University. He has four years of Drupal experience and many more in Web technologies. He is marleythedog on drupal.org.


Video URL: https://vimeo.com/album/3650776/video/145046480