Though Vagrant (at least with VirtualBox) appears to be semi-broken at the moment under Mavericks, I’ve updated my simple vagrant config for developing with Laravel as requirements keep growing for different projects: Github
By the way, the temporary fix for the vagrant under Mavericks seems to be running the following:
sudo /Library/StartupItems/VirtualBox/VirtualBox restart
Every developer’s toolbox changes and evolves over time, even the old Reluctant Developer’s. In fact, I go through periods where I spend way too much time trying to find the next app that’s going to get me over the hump from hack to rock star. I haven’t found it yet because it doesn’t exist, but it’s still interesting exchanging some of the tools in the toolbox now and then, and sometimes finding that app that really makes a difference in one’s workflow.
So here’s a list of what I’m using now, along with a brief (sometimes very brief) explanation of “why”: