Monthly Archives: June 2012

Wubi: An Easy Ubuntu Installation

What is Wubi? Wubi stands for “Windows-Based Ubuntu Installer.” Broken down it means that it installs Ubuntu on your Windows machine. Why would this be useful? Why? Well, it’s useful for several reasons, the biggest being that you don’t have … Continue reading

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My Favorite Variable Dumping Tool

Everyone has a few functions that are their favorite, or one that they keep handy in their toolbox for different situations; this is mine: see_var(). What does see_var() do? It takes any variable that you throw at it and it … Continue reading

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Your phpinfo()

“Phpinfo” is a nice little script to have saved in your root directory. It’s one simple line, and will tell you lots of information about the system you are working with. It will tell you what configuration files you are … Continue reading

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Your First Script, Hello World!

The most notorious piece of code for any budding programmer to know is the script that produces “Hello World!” on your screen. What is a “Hello World!” program and why should you know how to write it? “Hello World” is … Continue reading

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Installing Your Environment

What is a local environment, and why do you need one? Well, if you plan to create and edit just client side files such as HTML, CSS, or JavaScript files you don’t. But, if you are planning on working with … Continue reading

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