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deployment

Tiny Deploy : a tiny tool for deploying your project

Want to deploy your website (or any given project that needs to be on server X)? Want to perform some tasks before or after the transfer? Want to exclude some files as well? Meet Tiny Deploy: A small shell script I wrote to do just that! Grab it while it’s hot!read further ...

Quick Tip : Correctly set the headers of your maintenance page

When you’re deploying updates or migrating entire sites, you probably used a maintenance screen before: a simple screen telling the visitor that there is some major stuff going on on the server and that the site will be back online in a few moments. It’s important that you don’t lose any precious SEO-value of your read further ...

Integration testing with Jenkins, Vagrant and CasperJS

Recently, I shared an article with you on how I am currently working on a Continuous Integration environment with Jenkins. I ended that article stating I am working on a full-blown example on how to combine Jenkins with Vagrant for PHPUnit and CasperJS. At this point I can share a bit more information with you on read further ...

The art of deployment – part 2

Let me be honest with you: a year ago I uploaded my websites with FTP and updated databases with PhpMyAdmin. I had very limited knowledge of SSH and how servers work in particular. For years, my main focus had been on writing good code and improving my skills as a webdeveloper. Today, not even a year read further ...