@neil I just had some points for the event (only suggestions so feel free to ignore)
Get experienced folk to raise their hands so ppl know who to ask
A checklist so learners know what stages of the setup they're stuck at
@neil hi how's it going? I'm looking forward to the PHP workshop tomorrow night, I have been spreading the word.
I already linked the W3C course but this page on connecting to MySQL made me realise that other tutorials use different ways of connecting. It seems the GCM wiki uses the most modern approach with PDOs
At the last workshop there was debate on the best way to connect to a remote server on Mac, so I made a forum post http://glasgowcodingmeetup.freeforums.net/thread/9/connecting-server?page=1&scrollTo=18
Everyone has a preferred text editor that connects to AWS in different ways. I don’t know them all but this maybe the PHPStorm docs could be a starting point:
Here are more specific tips on SSH, courtesy of the VSCode docs. Hope they help people https://code.visualstudio.com/docs/remote/ssh
I thought I'd share some tips on MySQL before Session 3 http://glasgowcodingmeetup.freeforums.net/thread/10/tips
Just to tell people you can get remote editing plugins (extensions) for other editors, e.g. VSCode https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=ms-vscode-remote.vscode-remote-extensionpack
Just to say I stuck a post in the forum about some tips on SSH
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