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Developing With Swift On Linux

This Is How To Set Up Swift On Linux 1. Installing Swift If you are interested (as I was) to give Apple’s new programming language, Swift a try, and you are using Linux, then this guide is for you.  I will go over the basics to getting the open-source code for swift installed on your computer, […]

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Removing The Fear From SSH: Stop Sharing

Using SSH Keys So you are asking yourself “What Hosting Provider Do I choose?” This is a loaded question as it really depends on what you want to do, what you are capable of doing, and how much you want to spend. Unless you are deploying a .NET application, then Azure is automatically ruled out. […]

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Spice Up Your MOTD With Fortune and Cowsay

Recently, I deployed a new Linux web server for a side project. There aren’t many shell users (ssh) on the server, so I thought I would have some fun with it. It’s running CentOS 7 with cPanel/WHM for the web side of things. To spice up my Message of The Day (MOTD), I figured I would install […]

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Understanding Your Server Load Average in Uptime

If you’ve ever run Linux, FreeBSD, or even Mac OS X, chances are at some point you’ve seen a bunch of crazy numbers attached to your server’s uptime. This is your server’s load. To explain how it works, we are going to use a cloud-based server running on two cores with 2GB of memory on […]

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The Development Environment

I have been using Windows 10 with Sublime Text 3, Visual Studio Ultimate, the occasional WebStorm and Resharper.  I miss Linux.  I still have my desktop machine running Ubuntu 15.04 development edition and a host of other software.  I feel like I can actually get work done on a Linux machine (work that isn’t C# […]

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Create Bootable Linux USB Drive with Mac OS X

While working on a MacBook Pro, I recently needed to create a bootable USB stick with Ubuntu Linux. The hard drive was not being detected under Disk Utility and I couldn’t reformat it. I figured that the easiest thing to do was to create a quick Linux Live CD (USB) from another Mac. After downloading Ubuntu, […]

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Sublime Text Alternatives: Meet Atom

Sublime Text Alternatives Every programmer I know loves Sublime Text, and rightfully so. Sublime Text is a brilliant text editor that aids in the efficiency of writing code through it’s beautiful syntax highlighting and multi-view interface. It is customizable, and until now there hasn’t been a strong contender to this proprietary, and pricey piece of […]

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Free Your PC | Switch To Linux

In my proffesion a lot of people come to me with issues regarding their PC (yes people use PCs still).  Most of their issues are based on the counter intuitive and limiting nature of Windows.  Let’s be real; Windows is a piece of shit and has been for a long time.  It gets slower and […]

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