Create and manage virtual development environments using Vagrant with Packt's new book and eBook

November 2013 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce a new book Creating Development Environments with Vagrant, which is a practical, hands-on guide that will help readers set up and implement virtual development environments with Vagrant easily and effortlessly. Available in print, and various electronic formats, the book retails at $32.99 for the print copy and $16.99 for the electronic version.

About the author:

Michael Peacock is an experienced Senior/Lead Developer and a Zend Certified Engineer from Newcastle, UK, with a degree in Software Engineering from the University of Durham. He currently serves as a CTO for Ground Six, an ambitious tech company, where he leads the development team and manages the software development processes. Michael has also presented at a number of user groups and conferences including the PHP UK Conference, Dutch PHP Conference, ConFoo, PHPNE, PHPNW, and Cloud Connect.

Creating Development Environments with Vagrant takes readers through the functionality of Vagrant, Puppet, and Chef to create powerful and flexible virtual development environments. This book will help developers to create their own virtualization environments containing configurations for different projects so that they can simulate complicated environments that can be easily shared with colleagues to get projects up and running quickly and effortlessly.

This book starts with an introduction to virtualization and the concepts behind it, why it’s useful, and an overview of the architecture of Vagrant. Readers will also learn how to install Vagrant and get to know its prerequisites. It will take readers from virtualization novices to running all of their projects across the team in robust, isolated virtual development environments.

Chapters covered in this book are:

Chapter 1: Getting Started with Vagrant

Chapter 2: Managing Vagrant Boxes and Projects

Chapter 3: Provisioning with Puppet

Chapter 4: Provisioning with Chef

Chapter 5: Provisioning with Vagrant using Puppet and Chef

Chapter 6: Working with Multiple Machines

Chapter 7: Creating Your Own Box

Developers, programmers, and coders who want to maintain multiple projects within their own environment will find this book useful. For more information, please visit the book page at: http://www.packtpub.com/creating-development-environments-with-vagrant/book

Creating Development Environments with Vagrant
Replicate multi-server environments locally.

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/creating-development-environments-with-vagrant/book

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