Sublime Text 2 for PHP & WordPress Development

Sublime Text 2 is an amazing code editor that I started using on the recommendation of a friend. I fell in love and haven’t looked back. Here are some recomendations for setting up Sublime Text 2 for PHP and WordPress development.

Wildcard Sub-Domains on OSX, Web Development on Localhost

Today’s post will be on setting up wildcard subdomains in OSX. This allows you to map folders in your web root to sub-domains on your local box. Why would you want to do this? It is nice to be able to type use http://myproject.clint.dev for the URL and have it map to the ‘myproject’ folder on your local box. No need to add a line to the etc/hosts file, and no need to add a virtual host in apache for each sub-domain. The method I will be outlining here will allow you to map x.yourdevdomain.dev to any folder ‘x’ using Bind and a wildcard virtual host in apache. This tutorial assumes you already have Apache setup on your local box.