Nico Amarilla

My personal notes on programming.

Using Compression to Reduce Download Times in Apache

Speed up your page load times with this simple .htaccess edit. By compressing the assets of your website, you will rank better in search engines and will result in far better user experience for your visitors.

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Use Apache Filter In Windows

In this tutorial we will use Apache’s mod_ext_filter module. To put simply, it allows you to easily process your content through an external program before it’s passed onto the user’s web browser. System Info Windows 7 – 64 bit Apache 2.

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Installing Composer on Windows

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. – If you plan to use modern PHP frameworks (Symfony2, Silex) and components (PHPUnit), you should invest the time in learning composer.

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Managing Multiple Logins With Keepass

KeePass is a free, open source, light-weight and easy-to-use password manager. A password manager is a software application that helps a user organize username and passwords. But Why Use a Password Manager? There are many benefits in using a password manager but these three stands out: Password managers remove the burden of remembering passwords.

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How to Manually Install Apache, MySQL, and PHP on Windows

This tutorial will show you how to set up a local web development environment on your personal computer, from scratch! We will start from the bare minimum, from installing Windows to installing Apache, MySQL and PHP. To whom is this tutorial for? This tutorial is for budding web developers who wish to learn about setting up a local web dev environment in order to create PHP apps.

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