I had a recent requirement from one of our clients that took a little bit of tinkering to figure out… we will call our client Contoso LLC. and our project that we host for them we will call the “Cool Widget Project.” We built a really neat widget of an application for Contoso to use […]

Last year Google proposed marking any and all sites not using SSL in a negative fashion in its Chrome browser. This year they are indicating they plan on moving forward with this: Google Chrome gets ready to mark all HTTP sites as ‘bad’ To clarify what this means for small content creators… an extra ~$100+ […]

If you are looking for a quick way to install a LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) stack on an Ubuntu server, this should take care of you: sudo apt-get install tasksel sudo tasksel install lamp-server mysql_secure_installation First command installs tasksel… which is a really handy program.

It is kind of hard to believe but you can actually get a dedicated hosting solution (your very own server) at shared hosting prices. It just boggles my mind that this kind of value exists. I spent the last few nights and weekends (for the last 3 years… honestly…) trying to find a better web […]