Redirect IP address back to localhost on Mac OSX

Just a little trick so I can work on some pre-configured work projects at home without having to have a seperate configuration for home. Basically what I wanted to do was, for a web application that connects to a remote MySQL database (where the host is an IP address instead of localhost), I wanted it to simply redirect and connect to my local database (which had the same username and password set up as the remote database).

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Installing webgrind with xdebug profiling on Mac OSX with AMPPS

So, recently I felt the need to  do some profiling on an ExpressionEngine website I was working on which was running slower than I’d like. I remember using a nifty tool called Webgrind back when I was developing on Windows with WAMP, and since I’m currently using AMPPS on OSX I thought I’d get Webgrind up and running on that.

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