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run local php server and open browser
# local PHP Server
server() {
if [ -z "$1" ]; then
php -S $url & # run server in background
php -S $url -t $1 &
sleep 0.3s # wait for server to start
open http://$url # open browser
fg # back to server process
# Usage:
# server {directory} {port}
# default directory is the current one
# default port is 8000
# PHP’s built-in server is avaible since version 5.4 (pre-installed on Mavericks)
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