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Wednesday, May 16 • 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Consistent Local Development with Vagrant and Chef

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OSX vs Windows vs Your Favorite Linux Distro, Textmate vs Eclipse vs VIM. There are some technology wars that will never end, but the benefits of a consistent development environment can often come at their expense. Enter Vagrant, a tool for building and distributing virtualized development environments. In this session, I'll do an introduction to Vagrant and how it can harness the power of Chef. Finally, I'll walk through how we are using it at Wharton to build more consistent local development environments for two very unrelated technologies: ColdFusion and PHP/WordPress.

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Lew Goettner

Lew Goettner is a senior technical lead for the Knowledge@Wharton group within the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. His day to day responsibilities include managing the publishing infrastructure for Knowledge@Wharton's network of sites, which run the range from WordPress on LAMP to legacy ColdFusion code on IIS/Windows. Additionally, he serves on admin groups that span Wharton's computing division for F5 devices, MySQL, PHP and... Read More →

Wednesday May 16, 2012 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Breakout 1: Salon A-E

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