MAMP

MAMP is a great tool for setting up websites for local development (and the new 3.0 release is much more flexible than previous versions). Forward is a simple command-line tool for routing DNS traffic to your local machine. Getting them to work with Drupal (the way I wanted) took me awhile to figure out, but it's actually very easy. More »

MAMP came out with a new 2.0 version, and so it's time to update the memcache.so file (see my previous posts for MAMP 1.9.5 and MAMP 1.9.6). As before, you can either download the file, or compile it yourself. More »

Today MAMP 1.9.6 was released, but the PHP version is the same as it was on MAMP 1.9.5. That means you can use the same instructions (and the same memcache.so files) that I wrote for the 1.9.5 version. More »

Any Drupal developer needing Memcached for local development has probably read Lullabot's famous Setup a Memcached-Enabled MAMP Sandbox Environment. It's a great primer, but if you are using a more recent version of MAMP, you may need newer instructions. More »