Whenever we move to a new project, or we want to explore a new stack of technologies; we face the problem of environments. Being a developer we generally have a tendency to install everything on our local environment; which many times proves to be a disaster.
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I have been using Vagrant for some time with virtual box to play around with vms on my ubuntu machine.
Vagrant is a tool to help create and provision VirtualBox machines.Few of the reasons for using it would be:
1.) The development environment can be isolated from all the other junk that accumulates on my primary computer.
2.) The development environment can be tuned to match a production server environment as closely as possible.
3.) Provisioning scripts define the machine configuration in code. This means the configuration is repeatable and versionable.
So, lets play with it.
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