Category Archives: Programming

How to Install Software from Source Code… and Remove it Afterwards

Brief: This detailed guide explains how to install a program from source code in Linux and how to remove the software installed from the source code. One of the greatest strength of your Linux distribution is its package manager and the associated software repository. With them, you have all the necessary tools and resources to download and install new… Read More »

Dreamweaver Alternatives: 5 Open Source HTML and CSS Editors for Web Developers and Designers

Adobe Dreamweaver is a popular tool for professionals to design websites. Even though it enjoyed all its glory in the past decade, it’s no longer the most popular tool out there (at least, as far as I’m aware of). Its expensive subscription plans and the availability of free and open-source alternatives has left an impact to its popularity.… Read More »

How to Install Node.js and npm on Ubuntu 18.04 and 16.04

If you are looking to install Node.js on Ubuntu Linux, you’re in luck. Node.js is available in the Ubuntu repository and you can easily install it with a few commands. If you’re planning to install Node.js, you probably already know what it is. I’ll go over it quickly anyway. Node.js “is an open-source, cross-platform runtime environment for developing server-side… Read More »

How to Install Netbeans on Ubuntu and Other Linux

In this tutorial, you’ll learn various ways to install Netbeans IDE on Ubuntu and other Linux distributions. NetBeans is an open source integrated development environment that comes with good cross-platform support. This tool has been recognized by the Java and C/C++ development community widely. The development environment is quite flexible. You can configure this tool to support a… Read More »

Sourcegraph: An Open-Source Source Code Search Engine

Last year, the Code Search and Navigation tool ‘Sourcegraph‘ was declared Open Source. As it makes navigating through Source Code much more convenient, the tool itself going Open Source was definitely a big plus for developers! We’ve looked into its features and also tried to find out how it can be so helpful for developers who are used… Read More »