PHP, MongoDB and MAMP

Wife is out, kids asleep, perfect let’s code. Let’s do something I’ve never done, like write a RESTful endpoint using [slim.php](www.slimframework.com/) and mongoDB. How hard can that be? Wait, what? PHP doesn’t do mongoDB out of the box? K, cool, I gots this. Install driver into MAMP…

 

Postfix, Gmail and Mountain Lion Server

What a headache it’s been to get my mail server up and running — consistently — on Mac OS X 10.8! I guess the powers-that-be at Apple felt that it’d be a good idea to shift from /etc/postfix/ to /Library/Server/Mail/Config/postfix/ because… I don’t know, it has a proprietary ring to it perhaps? Who knows? Whatever …