Ubuntu 16.04 / Apache2 / NGINX / PHP7.0 FPM / MariaDB / Varnish

Using NGINX reverse proxy along with the Apache webserver improves the performance of the websites significantly! So, I decided to give it a try. I have configured a lot of webservers earlier with Apache and PHP or Lighttpd and PHP modules. However, I was doing this type of setup for the first time! I decided… Continue reading Ubuntu 16.04 / Apache2 / NGINX / PHP7.0 FPM / MariaDB / Varnish

HTTP Status Codes for RESTful APIs

HTTP status codes are the response codes supplied by the web servers against any HTTP request. These codes are 3-digit integer values where the first digit of the code specifies one of five classes of response. There are different series of HTTP status codes. Each status code series have their own status category and each… Continue reading HTTP Status Codes for RESTful APIs

How to create a jQuery plugin – basic concepts

jQuery is a popular term known to the web developers and web designers. We use various jQuery plugins to serve different purpose and functionality of a website. Nowadays, lots of jQuery plugins are available on the internet for almost every functionality needed. You can easily find a required plugin here “http://plugins.jquery.com/“. Web developers and designers… Continue reading How to create a jQuery plugin – basic concepts

Postfix configuration in ubuntu

Postfix is a free and open-source mail transfer agent. It is the most suitable, easy to configure, and widely-used Sendmail programme for a dedicated web server. I’ve a dedicated server hosted by Digital Ocean and the server is configured with LAMP stack. Recently I needed an email with the blogpipers.com domain to verify the domain… Continue reading Postfix configuration in ubuntu

PHP 7 – what’s new and feature spotlight

You might already know that PHP 7 is now a stable release. PHP 7 is a new major version, still it has very few backward incompatible changes. However, lots of functions have been deprecated. This is the most important version update for PHP since the release of PHP 5 in the year of 2004. Drastic performance… Continue reading PHP 7 – what’s new and feature spotlight

Why you should try Google Chrome Canary

Google Chrome Canary – Get on the bleeding edge of the web Google Chrome Canary is a likewise early dev channel of Google’s flagship browser Chrome. It is a frequently updated experimental build and has the newest of the new Chrome features. You may know that many software has multiple dev and beta releases before a stable… Continue reading Why you should try Google Chrome Canary

How to setup and configure phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu

If you are a web-developer on LAMP platform, then it would always be a requirement for you to install and configure phpMyAdmin on your Linux environment. If you work mostly in a local LAMP environment, like XAMPP, MAMP, WAMP (you can check out the article on XAMPP vs WAMP vs MAMP to decide which platform suits your… Continue reading How to setup and configure phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu

How to setup a dedicated web server with Ubuntu Linux distribution

Dedicated web server is something that I should try a lot earlier! I have a couple of personal blogging websites and some adventure sports/travel information based websites built in WordPress. This website is one of those as well. My websites were in a 2GB shared Linux based hosting server provided by the Godaddy. As usual, due… Continue reading How to setup a dedicated web server with Ubuntu Linux distribution

Top 50 Most Useful and Frequently Used SSH Commands

Secure Shell or SSH is a well-known term to whom that manages UNIX/Linux based servers. It provides safe and secure remote login to the servers and allows running numerous useful SSH commands. It is basically a command line tool in UNIX type of system, e.g. command prompt in windows. You can use Terminal in Mac… Continue reading Top 50 Most Useful and Frequently Used SSH Commands

PHP MVC Frameworks Comparison 2015

I’m in the IT industry for over 10 years now and doing PHP programming for a long time. I’ve started my career with PHP 4 and obviously reached up to a point of doing Spaghetti Code. I bet, 80% of the PHP developers gone through this phase. However, when we learned using structured coding with… Continue reading PHP MVC Frameworks Comparison 2015