If you are a web developer which uses Laravel as the framework, you may have heard of Homestead, a Vagrant box which provide you a great Laravel development environment without requiring you to manually install web server (NGINX), PHP, and MySQL/PostgreSQL on your local machine. Thanks to VirtualBox and Vagrant which make it easy to create a such wonderful web development environment.
This article will show you how to setup Laravel Homestead on CentOS 7. I use the latest CentOS 7.2 version. However it should be applicable on CentOS 5 or CentOS 6 or even any newer version of CentOS. (more…)