How to install Apache, MySQL, PHP and phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 17.04?

Step 1: Install Apache2 The Apache web server is currently the most popular web server in the world, which makes it a great default choice for hosting a website. We can install Apache easily using Ubuntu’s package manager, apt. A package manager allows us to install most software pain-free from a repository maintained by Ubuntu. You…

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Why is “SELECT *” considered harmful?

There are three major reasons why “SELECT *” is considered harmful. Inefficiency in moving data to the consumer. When you SELECT *, you’re often retrieving more columns from the database than your application really needs to function. This causes more data to move from the database server to the client, slowing access and increasing load…

Recover hidden files from Flash Drive or External Hard Drives

Go to Control Panel, Folder Options, select VIEW tab, select “Show hidden files, folders and drives” and uncheck “Hide protected operating system files (recommended)” now click APPLY Open command prompt (press Win+R, type cmd, press enter), assuming ‘G:‘ as the letter of affected drive, enter this command attrib -h -r -s /s /d g:\*.* replace ‘g:’ with…

Comparing dates in PHP

In our barangay system, there are only three (3) persons who can login in the system namely the Secretary, Treasurer and Book Record Keeper. One feature in this system is that if their term in their positions will come to and end, they cannot login in the system anymore. The crucial thing in making this…

How to make your computer speak?

This is a program made in Visual Basic which I found in a Facebook page. I really find this so cool and I really had fun using it. Here is the code. Simply copy and paste this to Notepad save the file as speak.vbs 🙂 Enjoy!   Dim Message, Speak Message =  InputBox(“Please type anything…

The Internet Is Now Officially Too Big as IP Addresses Run Out

The Internet as we know it is now officially too big for its britches. The organization that assigns IP addresses in North America — the numbers that identify every computer, smartphone and device connected to the Internet — ran out of numbers overnight Wednesday. It’s not the end of the world, because there’s a newer,…

Does Safely Ejecting From a USB Port Actually Do Anything?

Is there any harm to be incurred by just pulling a flash drive out? Why do we need safe removal at all? Historically, Operating Systems treat disks as objects that can be trusted not to change state suddenly. When reading or writing files, the OS expects the files to remain accessible and not suddenly disappear…

Simple Python Program that gets the Factors of a number

This program accepts one positive integer input and print all the factors of that number. What I did here in my code is that in the for loop, there is a method called range. The first parameter contains the number that you want to start with while the second parameter contains the number of the…

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