DDEV Local

Watch: DDEV-Local on ARM64 Raspberry Pi

DDEV-Local v1.16 now supports the ARM64 architecture on Linux and Windows WSL2. You can read all about ARM64 and what it means to the world (and to DDEV) in the previous blog on ARM64, Apple Silicon, and Apple’s M1 chip. Since I don’t have a big machine to test with, I got the ARM64-based Raspberry … Continued

ARM64! Apple Silicon! M1! DDEV-Local! What does it all mean?

ARM64 is the new word of the day all over the place since Apple has switched their hardware platform to “Apple Silicon,” which is on the ARM64 platform. Although the Apple news and benchmarks are exciting, ARM is not new, lots of devices already use it, and our open source DDEV-Local development environment already supports … Continued

Why your local dev environment should match production

This is a guest post from Benni Mack, CTO of the digital agency b13, located in Germany. He’s been the project lead for TYPO3, an Enterprise CMS based on PHP, for the last 6 years, steering contributors and developers around the TYPO3 Ecosystem through his passion for Open Source and PHP. This is part two … Continued

Why developing locally matters

This is a guest post from Benni Mack, CTO of the digital agency b13, located in Germany. He’s been the project lead for TYPO3, an Enterprise CMS based on PHP, for the last 6 years, steering contributors and developers around the TYPO3 Ecosystem through his passion for Open Source and PHP. This is part one … Continued

How to deploy a site with DDEV

Are you running a project using the DDEV-Local development environment? Have you heard that we also offer a production environment, DDEV-Live? Here’s a handy guide to how to start with a project in DDEV-Local and walk through the steps to deploy to DDEV-Live hosting. All of the detailed documentation can be found in the DDEV … Continued

The DDEV Story

Why did we build local development and web hosting solutions? The complexity of early enterprise Drupal projects such as www.popsci.com demonstrated the difficulty of moving between stages in the development process and replicating the stresses of the production site during development. Every team member had to configure their local AMP stack for every project they … Continued

DDEV-Local for Laravel teams

Now it’s also possible to work on Laravel with DDEV-Local, an open source, Docker-based LDE. So why consider one more option?

Watch: DDEV-Local, PhpStorm, and Xdebug Debugging

The days of print-debugging are long behind us! Xdebug and PHP IDEs have made that approach unwieldy, but often the configuration between your IDE, PHP, webserver, and Docker is challenging and fragile. Enter our open source local development environment, DDEV-Local. The combination of PhpStorm and DDEV-Local‘s plug-and-play approach to debugging makes those configuration struggles obsolete. … Continued

Watch: DDEV-Local From Scratch with macOS

DDEV-Local is a local development environment based on Docker containers that gets you up and working on your project fast. Configuring Docker for local development performance is no longer a dark art when all the benefits are wrapped in a user friendly tool like DDEV-Local. When you’re ready for additional configuration and customization, you wont … Continued

Reduce the Time to Onboard New Developers with DDEV

Getting new developers up to speed with your procedures and their projects can be a time-consuming and complex process. Unfortunately, we’re still hearing stories about new hires taking as much 1-2 days to get their laptops properly set up and 1-2 weeks of onboarding before they can deliver code to production. In today’s competitive, fast-paced … Continued