Setting up PHP and mongoDB in MAMP

This tutorial assumes you are using MAMP, have MAMP’s version of PHP in your $PATH, have Xcode Developer tools installed and are not completely useless in the command line. If any of these are not true…

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…

Dropping sendmail-postfix for msmtp

Apple OS X 10.8 Server.app was the worst move I ever made. The mail server issues in 10.8 Server.app were well known and I was too impatient to wait for fixes at the time of it’s launch. I’m used to…

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/…