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A Varying Vagrant Vagrants Organization

This is a very transformative moment for the Varying Vagrant Vagrants project. About a week ago, I reached out to Jake with a proposal to move VVV from under the wing of 10up to an organization of its own. We’ve been cruising along for just over a year, have around 125 unique visitors on the…

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Thoughts on Contributing to WordPress Core

I was an early user of WordPress in the grand timeline of events. Officially, my first long term installation was WordPress 1.5 in 2005. That site was a chronicle of my dad’s bicycle ride across the country and has been running continuously for about 9 years. It was even “0wn3d” at some point by hackers…

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Routing URL Requests to Sites in WordPress Core

I’ve been thinking a lot over the last many months on how to approach the use of varying URL structures in a single multisite installation of WordPress. Another conversation on Twitter tonight reminded me there are quite a few developers out there itching to improve the process. I’m going to attempt to convey my current…

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AeroPress and Gevalia Kaffee Espresso Roast

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BY0Nv4ml5Kk I fell–I know–for a commercial not too long ago that claimed off the shelf Gevalia house blend tasted better than Starbucks off the shelf house blend and I decided that I should try it with my new AeroPress so that I wasn’t missing out on anything. I’m not sure how much of a difference…

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A Very Good Year, 2013

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZmCQyKGktc I still have a draft post titled ‘2011, a year for the epic books‘ hanging out, waiting to never be published. That was an amazing year. I don’t have a draft saved for 2012. I’m very good at thinking about all the things I would put in a round up post, but then putting…

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VVV Turns One

A year ago yesterday, I decided I wanted to break up with MAMP. A year ago today, the Varying Vagrant Vagrants repository was created after an exciting couple nights pounding away at a server config that allowed me to troubleshoot WordPress in Nginx on a local virtual machine. Since then, VVV has had almost 750 commits…

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Vagrant Error in OSX: There was an error while executing `VBoxManage`, a CLI used by Vagrant for Controlling VirtualBox

I got the following error earlier in OSX when launching my powered off VVV instance with `vagrant up`: There was an error while executing `VBoxManage`, a CLI used by Vagrant for controlling VirtualBox. The command and stderr is shown below. Command: ["hostonlyif", "create"] Stderr: 0%… Progress state: NS_ERROR_FAILURE VBoxManage: error: Failed to create the host-only adapter VBoxManage: error: VBoxNetAdpCtl: Error while adding new interface: failed to open /dev/vboxnetctl: No such file or directory VBoxManage: error: Details: code NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0×80004005), component HostNetworkInterface, interface IHostNetworkInterface VBoxManage: error: Context: “int handleCreate(HandlerArg*, int, int*)” at line 66 of file VBoxManageHostonly.cpp I was able to fix this by running the following: cd /Library/Application\ Support/VirtualBox/LaunchDaemons/ sudo…

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