General Assembly Dash

I’m all for sharing good learning resources, and while I haven’t made much use of General Assembly’s classes – I got really into their interactive learning site, Dash! It was a really fun way to brush up on stuff like CSS and JavaScript (which I’m several versions behind on still). Read more…

By Liane, ago

Girl Develop It! Orange County

Amongst all the MeetUp groups I’ve attended (it’s only been a few), I’ve found a really great one in Girl Develop It Orange County. I’ve been to a couple of their Code and Coffee meet ups, and already started helping them with Social Media! I’m way too proud of this Read more…

By Liane, ago

FreeCodeCamp Personal Portfolio

I was putting this project off for a bit because I wasn’t sure what to do with it, but looking at W3School‘s Bootstrap themes helped a lot. I initially wanted to try something similar to their Company theme, but the band theme was of course cooler. I liked it so Read more…

By Liane, ago
Art collage generator

Having stable employment for over a year now has lent me to being a bit more generous with my monthly donations to various websites and music related things I support. One of my recent finds was which allows you to generate music collages from Last.FM listening! I like to Read more…

By Liane, ago
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How to install WordPress on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS with Nginx

Everyone loves, uses, or has heard of WordPress. It's the most popular CMS out there, and with the advantages of VPS hosting over Shared hosting, a lot of users are moving to a VPS. You may need to install WordPress yourself on your server, so this tutorial will come in handy. Though, some managed hosting providers like RoseHosting offer free WordPress installation and optimization. In this tutorial, we are going to provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to install WordPress on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS. WordPress is the most popular open source CMS written in PHP that allows web developers to create everything from simple websites to complex e-commerce web stores, news portals, magazines etc. This tutorial was tested and written for an Ubuntu VPS, but it should work on any Debian based Linux distribution. (more…)

By Liane, ago