Speed up Composer by using HHVM, including a SlowTimer error fix

As most of you know by now, Facebook has release an alternative PHP runtime called "HipHop Virtual Machine for PHP", also known as "hhvm". There have been a lot of »

Setting up my perfect dev environment on OSX 10.9 using Chef / Kitchenplan

A lot of people seem to be coming back to my blogpost about using Chef to setup my perfect developer environment. This means that I'm not the only one who »

Interesting frontend webdevelopment links from 2012/2013

So, what a year it has been. More than ever I feel like innovation in webdevelopment has soared like never before. One of the aspects of my job at Kunstmaan »

Presenting 'kitchenplan', a Chef based Boxen alternative for installing mac workstations

Update: this guide is outdated, please refer to Setting up my perfect dev environment on OSX 10.9 using Chef / Kitchenplan for the latest version. In the recent past, I've »

Building a private gh-pages clone with dexy and gitlab

At work I was looking for a way to write project documentation for several non-public projects. It was important for me to have a system that was versioncontrolled in GIT »

Automating the setup of my perfect developer environment on OSX 10.8 Mountain Lion

Update: this guide is outdated, please refer to Setting up my perfect dev environment on OSX 10.9 using Chef / Kitchenplan for the latest version. Ever since getting serious in »