Are you the kind of person that just wants to do something quick and easy? Do you hate having to set up new configurations and make sure you did something correctly? Fortunately, there’s a solution for you and it’s called YunoHost. YunoHost is a server operating system which allows self-hosting to become greatly accessible. Beginning the YunoHost Installation Installing YunoHost is straightforward, and you can do this with a VPS right out of the box. First, you’ll need to deploy a Debian 9 server. Deploying a Debian 9 Server We’ll cover deployment in 3 simple steps: Sign into your
There is no doubt that Discord has mass appeal to gamers. Using the app, players can easily communicate with their clan members, guilds, and other teammates to plan their next moves or perhaps dungeon raid. In recent times, Discord has evolved its functionality and it has become a communication and bot hub for communities of all walks of life including music, books, YouTubers, and essentially any other form of entertainment. However, this doesn’t necessarily mean that its core market, being gamers, has disappeared. Rather it has only grown in popularity. And with its rise in popularity came a community of developers
Since its inception, SkySilk has been committed to creating a cloud platform designed around simplicity. Within the notion of simplicity, we’ve always strived to produce easier access to the cloud whether it be lower costs of entry, providing pre-configured server templates, or even a user-focused Discord server. Now we’re proud to introduce the latest advancement of the SkySilk cloud platform; Complete VPS mobile management. It comes with great pleasure to announce that the SkySilk mobile cloud app is now available on both iOS and Android!
LAMP, or otherwise referred to as the “LAMP stack” (no, not a stack of light-emitting furniture) is a popular software stack typically installed together in a server environment. The acronym stands for Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, and PHP. All of which are required to serve dynamic websites from a virtual private server. Without further ado, let’s dive into installing the LAMP stack on your own server in just 5 easy steps. How to install LAMP on CentOS 7 (5 Steps) Before we learn how to install LAMP on CentOS 7, let’s observe the function which each piece of software servers. Firstly,
Iptables is one of the most advanced tools for administering networks in Linux. Moreover, this has been used as a firewall since the software allows a system administrator to configure the rules and chains with the tables provided by the Linux kernel system. This post will go through simple use-cases of iptables like how to block an IP address. Know your tools – An intro to iptables Iptables is just like any other Linux tool in the plate. It was developed by Rusty Rusell and the Netfilter Core team during the 90s. This utility program is specifically designed to handle
We recently kicked off our brand new User Spotlight opportunity, which is a way to showcase the unique, useful, and overall amazing things that are being built by our very own users. It comes with great honor to announce our first selection for the User Spotlight – Akira. Akira is described as a native Linux app for UI & UX design. Let’s take a moment to notice some incredibly important keywords there – Linux and UI/UX. For any designer who uses Linux as their main OS but can’t access a software suite like Adobe, this is absolute music to the
Software projects follow different development workflow practices which include testing, coverage, style-standards, code-reviews, etc., to yield a code-base that’s easy to maintain and bug-free. However, these practices are often manual, redundant, time-consuming, and not-so-strictly enforced which may discourage the stakeholders from following them and deprive them a lot of inherent benefits. Moreover, the redundancy of these activities might impact productivity. The intent of this post is to go through different automated processes like git hooks, continuous integration, python scaffolding, and more. We can inject these into our software production pipeline to save time and achieve a maintainable code-base and a
It’s likely that you’ve stumbled across this article because you are looking for the easiest and most efficient way to build a new site. Or you’ve started a new business or need some sort of landing page but have zero web development skills and (probably) not enough funds to hire one. This is completely fine, and millions of others are in the same exact position as yourself. Fortunately, getting your own website online has become increasingly accessible throughout the years. For this purpose, we are going to take a look at WordPress vs Squarespace in terms of ease-of-use, security, features,
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Are you a developer looking for ways to share your app with the world but aren’t exactly sure where to start? You have googled “app promotion techniques” hundreds of times yet are left empty-handed. Or perhaps you simply have an incredible product that is ready to let see the light of day. As part of our growing developer community in 2019, we are excited to introduce a special new program – The SkySilk User Spotlight. Here we will cover everything from rules for entry, what you can submit, how to enter, promotion perks, partnership opportunities, and more!
Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock or been on a desert retreat with no internet access, you’ve seen news about the recent changes to the slack logo. Opinions aside, what better way to celebrate the changes than to learn how to re-create it using just vanilla HTML5 and CSS3? Let’s take a dive into this fun exercise to both strengthen your web design skills, and learn a bit about logo design while you’re at it.