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Enabling mod_rewrite in OS X 10.5 & 10.6

Apache’s mod_rewrite functionality allows you to redirect and rewrite your web site URLs, providing a developer with an easy way of creating human readable, well structured and, most importantly, navigable page addresses. It’s used by almost all Apache-based software from WordPress to Codeigniter. Enabling it within Apple’s latest iteration of Mac OS X is, unfortunately, […]

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Developing on OS X, pt. 2

This article relates to installing and working with Apache, PHP and MySQL in OS X 10.4. These instructions may be out of date on later versions of OS X. The first part of this tutorial focused on getting Apache up and running in a way that would hopefully reflect a live server environment. This second […]

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Developing on OS X, pt. 1

This article relates to installing and working with Apache, PHP and MySQL in OS X 10.4. These instructions may be out of date on later versions of OS X. Mac OS X comes pre-installed with possibly the most popular, secure and easy to use web server available to the modern web developer, but it does […]