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Vagrant Usage Research 2017

In 2014, right before the release of Vagrant Cookbook, I conducted a Vagrant usage research to get more insights on how people were using Vagrant at that time. Three years have passed since then, and I figured it would be interesting to repeat the research and compare the data, see what changed and how Vagrant is …

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Written by Erika Heidi - - Aggregated on Wednesday February 8, 2017


DjangoCon Europe 2016

Last weekend I had the pleasure to attend DjangoCon Europe , in Budapest. I never actually had contact with Python or Django, however, I was invited to be one of the keynote speakers this year. Last weekend I had the pleasure to attend DjangoCon Europe , in Budapest. I never actually had contact with Python or …

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Written by Erika Heidi - - Aggregated on Friday April 8, 2016


The Real Benefits of Engaging in Open Source

Open source software is everywhere, powering applications and gadgets of all sizes, all over the world. If you work with technology, and specially, if you are a programmer, you are certainly using a wide range of open source software on a daily basis. You probably used Github before to check out some code or to find …

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Written by Erika Heidi - - Aggregated on Monday September 28, 2015


Celebrating twenty years of PHP

Today is a very special day: we celebrate 20 years since Rasmus Lerdorf announced PHP Tools version 1.0 :) Two decades later, PHP is running 80% of the web and we have built such an amazing community around it. Today is a very special day: we celebrate 20 years since Rasmus Lerdorf announced PHP (Personal Home …

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Written by Erika Heidi - - Aggregated on Monday June 8, 2015


PHP Experience 2015 wrap-up

Last weekend I was in São Paulo for the PHP Experience conference. Here is a wrap-up of what happened and some cool pictures of the event :) Last weekend, more precisely on Saturday (25), the 2015 edition of the PHP Experience conference happened in São Paulo, Brazil. I had the pleasure to be there for my first …

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Written by Erika Heidi - - Aggregated on Tuesday April 28, 2015


SunshinePHP 2015 wrap-up

Last weekend, the 2015 edition of SunshinePHP conference took place in the sunny Miami, Florida. Two days of awesome talks and great socials, in a most formidable venue. This is a quick wrap-up post about my experience. Last weekend, the 2015 edition of SunshinePHP conference took place in the sunny Miami, …

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Written by Erika Heidi - - Aggregated on Tuesday February 10, 2015


SunshinePHP 2015 wrap-up

Last weekend, the 2015 edition of SunshinePHP conference took place in the sunny Miami, Florida. Two days of awesome talks and great socials, in a most formidable venue. This is a quick wrap-up post about my experience. I'd like to start by giving a BIG kudos to Adam Culp for the effort on promoting diversity …

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Written by Erika Heidi - - Aggregated on Tuesday February 10, 2015


PHPBenelux conference 2015

A quick wrap-up post about PHPBenelux conference 2015. The conference season started once again, and PHPBenelux keeps the tradition of kicking off the year in great style. This is a special conference to me, always heard about it back in Brazil and never thought I would be attending one day in my life. [ View …

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Written by Erika Heidi - - Aggregated on Tuesday January 27, 2015


PHPBenelux conference 2015

The conference season started once again, and PHPBenelux keeps the tradition of kicking off the year in great style. This is a special conference to me, always heard about it back in Brazil and never thought I would be attending one day in my life.  [ View the story "PHPBenelux 01" on Storify ] DigitalOcean p…

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Written by Erika Heidi - - Aggregated on Tuesday January 27, 2015


How to: Arduino Pomodoro Timer - part 1/2

Schematics and code to create your own Pomodoro timer on a breadboard using Arduino Those who follow me on Twitter probably saw pictures and quick videos of my digital Pomodoro timer prototype. I used the case of a regular, mechanical timer and built a little Arduino on a breadboard (like, really barebones using a …

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Written by Erika Heidi - - Aggregated on Sunday January 18, 2015


How to: Arduino Pomodoro Timer - part 1/2

Those who follow me on Twitter probably saw pictures and quick videos of my digital Pomodoro  timer prototype. I used the case of a regular, mechanical timer and built a little Arduino on a breadboard (like, really barebones using a microcontroller) to fit inside it. This is how it looks like: This was my first …

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Written by Erika Heidi - - Aggregated on Sunday January 18, 2015


I found Wonderland. Hint: it's in Germany

In 2013 I went to Hamburg with my Husband as he was attending a conference - called CCC,  Chaos Communication Congress . Happening since 1984, the conference is organized by the Chaos Computer Club, characterized as  "...one of the most influential digital organisations anywhere, the centre of German digital culture, …

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Written by Erika Heidi - - Aggregated on Monday January 5, 2015


Using Phansible to provision a remote PHP server

Phansible  is an open source project that provides an easy web interface to create Ansible provisionings for PHP based projects. Although the project is more focused on development environments with Vagrant, it's quite easy to configure the downloaded bundle for provisioning any remote server with SSH access. All it …

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Written by Erika Heidi - - Aggregated on Sunday October 26, 2014


Configuring SSH server access for Ansible

This practical guide will show how to setup SSH keys for a server/VPS so you can use Ansible from your local machine in a very straightforward way. This is what we want to achieve, in order to make things simple and efficient - no need for extra parameters when running Ansible: Make sure you have a SSH keypair …

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Written by Erika Heidi - - Aggregated on Sunday October 26, 2014


Using Phansible to provision a PHP server

Phansible  is an open source project that provides an easy web interface to create Ansible provisionings for PHP based projects. Although the project is more focused on development environments with Vagrant, it's quite easy to configure the downloaded bundle for provisioning any remote servers that you control. All it …

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Written by Erika Heidi - - Aggregated on Saturday October 25, 2014