Web development is a very common hobby. At least that’s what I keep telling myself. Whether it is or not, I’m a web developer. As such, I spend a fair amount of my spare time reading about web development, watching videos about web development and for sure doing web development. As I set out to install my development tools on my new computer I thought I would chronicle the process. If you’re interested in setting up your own web development platform using mostly open source tools then read on and check out my approach.Continue Reading
After acquiring a new domain I had to set up the Virtual Host in Apache. I went to httpd.conf and uncommented the Virtual Hosts Include line which includes the conf/extra/httpd-vhosts.conf file. Then I edited the vhosts file and added the following block:
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<VirtualHost *:80> DocumentRoot "c:/apache/mydomain" ServerName mydomain.com <Directory "c:/apache/mydomain"> Allow from all </Directory> </VirtualHost>
Then I restarted the Apache service and my new domain worked. My thanks to this post for guidance that lead to the Directory directive included above.