Ubuntu 20.04 LTS – Now is the time

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Linux and Ubuntu, in particular, have been on the up and up these past few years. Today marks the release of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, a major milestone in the releases for this massively favoured Linux distribution. LTS? LTS stands for Long Term Support in the release cycle world of software development. It marks a version … Continue reading Ubuntu 20.04 LTS – Now is the time

YouTube Channels For Learning Web Development

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Thinking about teaching yourself web development? Perhaps out of interest, a potential career change or just our of curiosity? Well, the good news is that learning web development does not have to cost you a cent. There are two key ingredients you will need and those are patience and practice. That’s it! Where to start … Continue reading YouTube Channels For Learning Web Development

Switching to Cloud Hosting

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Background Over the course of a long weekend, I attempted to move my standard shared hosting websites over to a cloud hosting solution. Having multiple websites on shared servers, can get quite costly on a monthly basis and I wanted a solution that not only saved me some cash, but gave me some technical flexibility. … Continue reading Switching to Cloud Hosting

Dealing with MySQL ERROR 1214 (HY000): The used table type doesn’t support FULLTEXT indexes

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If you’re ever unfortunate to run into the same MySQL error that I’ve just run into, don’t stress. There is an easy solution to resolve this annoying error message. Ther error I was getting: In my case, I was trying to import a .sql dump and the error I got looked  like this: ERROR 1214 … Continue reading Dealing with MySQL ERROR 1214 (HY000): The used table type doesn’t support FULLTEXT indexes