The One Page Quick Start Guide to PHP

The JournalXtra PHP Easy Start Guide

Welcome to the quickest Get Started with PHP guide you will ever read. There is no quicker guide to PHP. When I learned PHP I had to read pages of lesson guides just to get to what I really needed to know. I wanted to write code. I didn’t want to read a book. This … Read more

Signed TLS/SSL to be Free by Summer 2015

Signed SSL certificates to be free for all in 2015

TLS SSL will be issued free to all web masters by Summer 2015. The certificates will be issued by Let’s Encrypt will be overseen by the Internet Security Research Group (ISRG) and supported by Cisco systems, Mozilla, EFF and other tech titans.

How to Replace MySQL with MariaDB in Ubuntu Server

Replace MySQL with MariaDB in an active server

Last night I thought it would be a good idea to try MariaDB on an Ubuntu server. What a mistake! The MariaDB installation screwed up. Took 4 hours to fix my server but I did eventually get MariaDB installed in Ubuntu, yay! My home server used Apache2, MySQL and PHP, all managed with Webmin and … Read more