Nginx on Ubuntu

As quoted in our parent article, Nginx is our thing. In order to create similar working environments on both your local machine as your server(s), we've written 2 sibling articles as close aligned as possible. If you use a virtual webserver service like DigitalOcean, you can opt for a pre-installed LEMP stack (Linux, Nginx, MySQL and PHP). In that case you can ignore some of the bullets in this article - it's still useful to fine-tune your setup, and more important, it's always a good idea to know how your operating system works. Set up Install Nginx We are »

Nginx on OSX

As explained in our parent article, we love Nginx. In order to create similar working environments on both your local machine as your server(s), we've written 2 sibling articles as close aligned as possible. OSX comes with Apache pre-installed. Lovely. Now we need to ignore that. As with every http server flavour, Nginx has its on set of quirks. After years of .htaccess hacking, we're sure you'll find some use in the latter tricks and modifications. Setup For your local convenience If you don't have HomeBrew installed, go get it already: homebrew article. If you have, it doesn't hurt »