First foggy morning of the year. This is the view from the eleventh floor of an apartment building in Miraflores, right in front of Lima’s coast.

The whole horizon was covered in fireworks a few hours before. Note that selling fireworks has not been very legal for a few years now. Oh, well.


Setting up Apache + PHP + MySQL on OSX with Homebrew

Some time ago I was doing some hacking for Chamilo LMS (a Free Software E-Learning system) which uses a classic web environment consisting of Apache + PHP + MySQL. Setting this up in GNU/Linux is trivial, but a MacBook with OSX (now macOS) is a different story.

After some trial and error, I settled on a pure Homebrew installation and decided to write this blog post to help others in a similar situation.

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