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Where to Find Free Node.js Hosting — Top 8 Hosts

We Review 2021's Best Free & Cheap Node.js Hosting Services

Fans of the developer-friendly JavaScript platform may already know where to find free Node.js hosting — but where do you go as your app needs to grow? If... read more »
Posted On: 6/24/2020
7 Easy Steps to Install Go (Golang) on Ubuntu

Install Go (Golang) on Ubuntu — In Just 7 Simple Steps!

Installing Go (Golang) can be tricky on Ubuntu. The repositories for versions 12.04 and 14.04 are dated and install an older version of Go. Luckily, there is a tool... read more »
Posted On: 6/19/2018
JavaScript: is number

JavaScript: is number

Deciding whether something is a number in JavaScript should be a straightforward type check (i.e., using the isNaN() function), but, as it turns out, it is a bit more... read more »
Posted On: 3/8/2021
JavaScript: int to string

JavaScript: int to string

Every built-in JavaScript object type has a toString() method. This method is automatically called when the object needs to be represented as a string value (i.e., when... read more »
Posted On: 9/18/2015
Lessons in Git: merge/rebase

Lessons in Git: merge/rebase

The distributed version control system called Git has changed the way developers think of code merging and branching, compared to the previous version control systems... read more »
Posted On: 6/19/2018
Lessons in PHP: Show Errors and Error Handling

Lessons in PHP: Learn How to Display, Log, and Handle Errors

PHP is the most popular server-side web programming language today, so it’s important to know how to resolve any errors that may occur when your PHP code is... read more »
Posted On: 1/16/2018
How Do You Screenshot on a Mac?

How Can I Take a "Screenshot" on my Mac Computer? (6 Tricks)

Taking a screenshot is something we all want to do at some point. The first personal computers in the ’80s did not support this functionality, with the exception of... read more »
Posted On: 6/1/2018
2021's Ultimate Guide to Web Panels: cPanel vs. Plesk vs. Webmin vs. Other Popular Hosting Management Tools

2021's Ultimate Guide to Web Panels: cPanel vs. Plesk vs. Webmin vs. Others

Many folks who need web hosting these days want the simplest method for managing servers. Many just expect that graphical-user-interfaces (GUIs) are provided with their... read more »
Posted On: 11/11/2019
How to Use the <em>sudo</em> Command

How to Use the sudo Command

On most Linux systems, there are two basic types of user accounts: The root user (which also is called the “super user”) and the normal user. The root user... read more »
Posted On: 2/11/2019
How to Install Gearman on Ubuntu 12.04

Install Gearman on Ubuntu 12.04 in 5 Simple Steps

Gearman is a fantastic, open-source parallel task runner and/or job server. It is simple to implement and works across many different languages. In fact, you can call... read more »
Posted On: 6/1/2018
How to Unzip a File in Linux/Ubuntu

Linux/Ubuntu Help: Unzip a File

File compression can be accomplished in many different ways on a Linux system. The easiest way to determine which method to use to de-compress your file is to look at the... read more »
Posted On: 10/9/2015
How to Install Varnish with Apache on Ubuntu

Caching How-To: Installing Varnish with Apache (Ubuntu)

Varnish is an amazing frontend cache that is useful for serving static pages and reducing load on your server. In periods of high server activity and traffic,... read more »
Posted On: 10/9/2015
How to Create Backups in cPanel

How to Create Backups in cPanel

Uh-oh…website backup. Is that complicated? It’s not when you have a well-designed backup wizard in a hosting management control panel. If you or your... read more »
Posted On: 6/19/2018
How to Use SSH in Linux

How to Use SSH in Linux

Computers have become the life blood of running any business, no matter the size. With the complete dependability of businesses on computers, and the growing number of... read more »
Posted On: 6/19/2018
Untar a File in Linux/Ubuntu

Untar a File in Linux/Ubuntu

Usually a tar file is also compressed using either the gZip or bZip2 compressor. We’ll cover both. 1. If Your File Extension is .tar.gz (or .tgz) If your... read more »
Posted On: 10/9/2015
How to Create Backups in Plesk

How to Create Backups in Plesk

Plesk, one of the more popular web hosting administration apps, gives you the possibility to back up the contents of your websites. You can do this either... read more »
Posted On: 10/9/2015
How to Create a Subdomain in cPanel

Creating a Subdomain in cPanel

As you’re building out your website and your brand, at some point, you may find yourself wanting to expand beyond your main domain: mysite.com. You... read more »
Posted On: 10/9/2015
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