PHP Versus JavaScript Variables

A comparison of PHP vs. JavaScript variables. When programming or learning two different languages such as PHP and JavaScript, which are often used together, it is helpful to compare aspects of the two languages. This helps with remembering the similarities and differences between the languages to avoid confusion. PHP versus JavaScript variables are compared in … Continue reading PHP Versus JavaScript Variables

PHP Versus JavaScript Comments

Comparing PHP vs. JavaScript comments. Software developers often have to use two languages such as PHP and JavaScript for website and web application development.  It is sometimes hard to remember which language constructs belong to which language. This article compares PHP versus JavaScript comments, showing which language supports which types of comments. PHP Versus JavaScript … Continue reading PHP Versus JavaScript Comments

Configure PHP for Local Web Development

When developing PHP on a local computer it is usual to configure PHP to display error and warning messages. Enabling errors and warnings in PHP helps during software development to find bugs and detect potential problems. This article explains how to enable PHP error and warning messages for local web development on a LAMP stack. … Continue reading Configure PHP for Local Web Development

Configure Apache for Local Web Development

How to configure Apache 2 web server on a local Linux computer for local web development. Configure Apache to host multiple local web sites for web development on Linux Mint or Ubuntu. The previous blog post describes how to set up a LAMP stack on a local Linux computer. This post shows how to set … Continue reading Configure Apache for Local Web Development

How to Install a Local LAMP Stack on Linux

How to install a local LAMP stack on a Linux Mint or Ubuntu computer for local PHP and MySQL development or for development on a local WordPress website. Why Install a LAMP Stack? When developing PHP web pages and applications on a local Linux computer it is necessary to install a local web server and … Continue reading How to Install a Local LAMP Stack on Linux