Hiren’s BootCD, one of the most useful tools used by many computer technicians and system administrators has released its latest version, 15.2. This is a much awaited release of HBCD as the last release was almost a year back in 10 December 2011. A number of new features have been added and many updated. You can view the complete list here . Please make sure that you download Hiren’s BootCD from links that point to www.hirensbootcd.org domain only. I have seen many sites offering license keys for it. HBCD is a free software and does not require a license key.
Opening a VMDK file (Virtual Machine Disk, is a file format used for virtual appliances developed for VMware products) in Oracle VirtualBox is ridiculously simple! But when googled for this method I was surprised to find that there were no tutorials explaining this simple procedure. All of them wanted me to convert the .vmdk file to a .vdi file. To put it words you “You Just Need to Run it”.There is how it is….
There are still a very good number of PHP developers who still work on Widows and MacOS environment. Although seasoned PHP professional advise the use of Linux based environment for PHP development, many find it hard to transform from one OS environment to the other. So invariably we end up using a local AMP stack for development. These tools have evolved over time, are very stable and ideal for PHP development. But deep within, we all have this itch to develop in a Linux enviroment but are afraid of the OS transformation.