Tips on the FLOW3 build system

For the FLOW3 distributions a new build system is on the horizon (under review to be exact), which will be used for the TYPO3 Phoenix distribution (and others) as well. This post shall explain how to use it for some common tasks, like unit and functional testing.


How to use MySQL with FLOW3

If you download FLOW3 and set the file permissions as needed after unpacking, it runs out of the box, using SQLite for the persistence layer. FLOW3 can use other databases for which a PDO driver exists though (YMMV), and in the last weeks I have seen question on using MySQL with FLOW3 appear ever more often.