Multi-Framework PHP Development Environment
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Latest commit 4d531cd Jan 7, 2017 @bravo-kernel bravo-kernel committed on GitHub Merge pull request #75 from alt3/network-option
Adds yaml option for private or public network interface

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Multi-framework PHP development environment.


  • VirtualBox 4.0 or higher
  • Vagrant 1.6.0 or higher
  • a machine with at least 4GB of memory and 2 Cores

Windows users:

Windows 10 users must additionally:

  • use latest VirtualBox and Vagrant
  • set VBoxManage.exe compatibility mode to Windows 8
  • apply this NDIS6 solution to fix VERR_INTNET_FLT_IF_NOT_FOUND error

What do you get?

A 64-bit virtual machine running Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS with a lot of useful software and features.


git clone
cd cakebox
cp Cakebox.yaml.default Cakebox.yaml
vagrant plugin install vagrant-vbguest
vagrant up

Note: the initial download of the (~2GB) box image could take some time so please be patient.

Once provisioning has completed you are ready to:


Full documentation found here.

Command Line Provisioning

Create fully preconfigured applications, databases and virtual hosts directly from the command line. Currently supports:

  • CakePHP 2/3
  • Laravel 5
  • Git
  • Composer
# Fresh preconfigured PHP framework applications
$ cakebox application add
$ cakebox application add --majorversion 2
$ cakebox application add --framework laravel

# Git or Composer applications (both public and private)
$ cakebox application add --source
$ cakebox application add --source
$ cakebox application add --source yiisoft/yii2-app-basic

# Databases and virtual hosts
$ cakebox database add holiday2015
$ cakebox vhost add /var/www/some-idea

Management Dashboard

Comes with a dashboard for your convenience.

Cakebox Dashboard