Dave Mackey

Getting Mastodon Up and Running with Visual Studio Code DevContainers

Mastodon is an open source social networking application that utilizes the ActivityPub specification and federation to allow multiple independent servers to interact with each other, create one (or a few) big social networks without a centralized, controlling authority. While Mastodon isn’t new the recent upheaval at Twitter has caused a huge spike in interest in […]

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Up and Running with MIQA in a Visual Studio Code Remote Container

Warning There are easier ways to get MIQA up and running than the instructions that follow. MIQA provides a Docker image one can use to quickly launch a MIQA instance. Use these instructions only if you are looking to use Visual Studio Code (VSC) with it’s Remote-Containers functionality. Get the Code This isn’t the latest

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Why PhpStorm Fails Trying to Get vagrant status When Using Hyper-V

I’m on a roll today – all about those extreme corner cases. I thought I had everything smoothed out – and Vagrant was working fine but then I booted up PhpStorm and tried attaching it to Vagrant. Everything went okay under Settings–>Tools–>Vagrant but when I when to Settings–>PHP–>CLI Interpreters and tried using Vagrant for the

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