[development] Developing for Drupal 7

Michael Favia michael at favias.org
Fri Oct 16 12:41:17 UTC 2009

On 10/16/2009 07:37 AM, justin randell wrote:
> a bit late in the game, but just to throw in another approach.
> have you thought about using a linux virtual machine via virtualbox
> (or similar)? you can then target the platform (and distro if you need
> to) that your code is most likely to run on without regard for your
> desktop environment. its also straight forward to share the files from
> or to the VM, so you can edit them as if they were local on your
> desktop.
This is actually a great approach and one I have used in the past to 
avoid the constant overhead and filesystem pollution of setting up and 
running a full development environment on my laptops. Its a little 
heavier when its in use but it sure packs away nicely :). -mf

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