IPython is a robust Python shell that handles indentation, syntax highlighting, tab completion, and more. In this tutorial, we will cover how to install IPython and walk through how to make use of some features it makes available. Python provides a default REPL or shell for users to run Python code in real-time and see the results. While this default REPL is extremely useful, it does not handle things like indentation, syntax, or highlighting. This is where Ipython shines.Continue reading “How to Install and Use IPython”
The arrival of containerized software has drastically changed the landscape of web hosting, and web application provides. The simplification and speed that comes with containers make deploying services like websites so efficient that the traditional model of dedicated servers running specific web-based software is almost obsolete. This being said, there will always be a place for virtual server projects and dedicated servers handling specific tasks like HIPAA compliant hosting services.Continue reading “How Has Containerization Changed the World?”
What is a Hosts File?
The hosts file is a plain text file which maps hostnames to IP addresses. This file has been in use since the time of ARPANET. It was the original method to resolve hostnames to a specific IP address. The hosts file is usually the first process in the domain name resolution procedure. Here is an example of a hosts file entry.Continue reading “How to Edit Your Hosts File in Windows 10”
What is Docker?
Docker is a containerization software that is used for automating the deployment and management of applications within an isolated environment. This software allows us to “pack” and ship an application, along with all of its needed files, libraries, and dependencies, into a “docker container“. That container can then be easily ported to any Linux system that contain cgroups support within the kernel, and provides a container management environment. Docker is one of several containerization implementations (not to be confused with virtualization) based on this cgroups mechanisms built into the Linux kernel.Continue reading “Docker For Beginners”
What is PyCharm?
PyCharm is an IDE (or Integrated Development Environment) for the Python programming language. It is a cross-platform development environment that is compatible with Windows, macOS, and Linux. It provides a tool that integrates code analysis, graphical debugging, unit testing, and also contains an integrated terminal that supports development on remote hosts and virtual machines.Continue reading “How To Install PyCharm on CentOS 7 and 8”
What is Docker?
Before we begin, let’s describe what Docker is. Docker is a set of virtualization tools that allows us to create, test, and deploy containerized applications quickly and easily on a dedicated server. It has become very popular and used almost everywhere in our daily lives. Thanks to containerization, we can quickly launch applications on different private cloud host platforms utilizing small bundles which contain all the needed packages, libraries and configuration file to run an application. These docker packages communicate via established network channels.Continue reading “How to Install Docker on CentOS 8”
Setting up Development Environment with Vagrant
In this tutorial, we will demonstrate how to install Vagrant on multiple operating systems.Continue reading “Vagrant: An Overview”
Which one is appropriate for you?Continue reading “Puppet, Salt, Chef, & Ansible: A Comparison”
In the third part of our series, we will be using the Vue.js framework to create a simple project to demonstrate how easily this can be accomplished.Continue reading “Vue JS CLI 3 (Vue 3) Part 3”
In our last tutorial, we learned how to install Vue JS 2 CLI and set up a simple application. Due to the release of the new Vue JS 3 CLI, we decided to create a new tutorial that will highlight some of the updated features which are exceptional in regards to this advanced development framework.Continue reading “What Is Vue JS CLI 3 ? (Vue 3) – Part 2”