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This is a set of step-by-step instructions for installing Vagrant, VirtualBox, and the PHPBridge virtual machine on Mac, or Windows. Originally developed for the PHPBridge Workshops, it is a community-supported open-source documentation project. If you want to contribute, click the [git] link at the top-right corner of any page and submit your change on GitHub.

Step 1: Prepare for the Installfest

You must bring:

  • Your laptop. You need to have a working wifi connection and a browser.
    • Recent versions of Microsoft® Windows (Vista, 7, or 8), Mac OS X, and Ubuntu Linux are all supported
  • Power cord for your laptop

Possibly also helpful to bring:

  • Notepad & Pen or Pencil
  • Extension cord
  • Power strip
  • Snacks

Step 2: Don't Panic!

The instructions may seem like they're in a foreign language, but: don't panic! By the end of the workshop, you'll know what everything is and how to use it.

Step 3: Read This Overview

You will be installing the following tools:

  • Vagrant
  • VirtualBox
  • Sublime Text 3

The provided virtual machine contains the following:

  • PHP 5.5
  • MySQL 5.5
  • composer
  • psysh

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