Category Archives: Linux

Multiplayer HTML5 Game (1): Install Node.JS, NPM, & Socket.io on Ubuntu 14.04

First off I want to say Happy New Year to you all. One of my resolution is to blog a lot more about some of the projects I’m working on. This post will be the first in a series of post that I’ll be making about a multiplayer html5 game I’m developing with PhoneGap.

I’m not 100% sure how many post I’ll make in this series but I will make sure I cover all of the key steps. Please make sure you subscribe to my blog and get emailed an update whenever there’s a new post. Also comment below with any feedback or questions you have.

Without further ado lets setup our Ubuntu server with Node.JS (server-side javascript language), NPM (package manager), and Socket.io (javascript library for real-time interaction).  Continue reading

Install Apache, MySQL PHP and phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 13.04, The Easy Way

Today I’m setting up a new VPN running Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail) for a web app I’m developing and figured whats a better first post then a LAMP installation tutorial!?!

LAMP is a type of web server configuration that stands for Linux Apache MySQL & PHP. I’ll walk through installing each of these along with phpMyAdmin in 7 easy steps. Lets Get Started! Continue reading