Posted by Chris Yallop in Development Environment
on May 9th, 2011 | 0 comments
Google the phrase ‘VirtualBox set up’ or similar and you’ll find plenty of guides that will instruct you on the install of a Virtual Machine (VM) with the network adapter set to either NAT or Bridged. While these options work fine, as a web developer you are quick to realise their limitations. So what does a web developer need from their VM networking set up? Simple:
To simply and consistently connect to the guest VM from the host, and
To connect to the Internet, remote servers and web applications from the guest VM with the same ease as the host.
Once a VM has been installed, the...