Category Archives: Mac OS X

Using Docker to create Ionic 2 PWA developer environment

For creating a simple Progressive Web Application (PWA) I chose Ionic 2 because it looks cool and it’s based on Angular 2.

I show, how I used Docker to set up a tiny developer environment on a MacBook, avoiding involved installation and isolating my host from all the mishaps that may (will) happen on its way.

At the same time, you’ll take a glimpse at Docker’s ease of use, up to using Docker Hub’s cloud infrastructure. Continue reading

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OS X: Why takes Panic’s Transmit so much longer to transfer a text file via SFTP than Cyberduck? Compression!

Transmit needs OS X ssh config in order to enable sftp compression. Continue reading

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Episodes from the Life of a Mac Convert – How to install Apache?

Yes, I shout it out to all my fellow brothers – after having led a sinful life of Windows miseries, I now have become a true and humble Apple believer 🙂 I wanted to install a web server on my … Continue reading

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Mac OS X (Snow Leopard): 1-2-3 Minimal Tomcat Install for Developers

This will install Tomcat for developer use – i.e. within your user home path, using your login, not as a service: Get the tar.gz for Tomcat Core from Apache Tomcat Change to your private Library: cd ~/Library Unpack Tomcat, e.g. tar xvfz … Continue reading

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