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Getting started with SQLite

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This article will show you a short introduction to SQLite, the embedded SQL database library. What is SQLite? SQLite is a software library that implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL database engine. SQLite is the most widely deployed SQL database engine in the world. For beginners: SQLite is a software program that you can download for free that works… [read more →]

Howto install PHP Composer on WebFaction

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What is Composer? Composer is a tool for dependency management in PHP. It allows you to declare the dependent libraries your project needs and it will install them in your project for you. see Composer SSH access Access your WebFaction via SSH: ssh yourservername.webfaction.com You'll find your server name on the home page of your WebFaction control panel under the section Web Server: You have to… [read more →]

Unlängst migrated to WebFaction

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I recently stumbled upon WebFaction -- a web hosting provider "for developers" -- and soon decided to give it a go. Here is what I experienced while setting up an account with WebFaction and migrating my first website to their servers. Pricing A WebFaction account (~ virtual private server) costs a flat fee of $9.50 per month and gives you an unlimited numbers of websites (there are… [read more →]