Nico Amarilla

My personal notes on programming.

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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How to Manually Install MySQL on Windows

MySQL is one of the world’s most widely used open-source relational database management system. It is a popular choice of database for use in web applications and is the M in WAMP stacks. WAMP stands for Windows, Apache, MySQL, PHP.

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How to Manually Install PHP on Windows

PHP, which stands for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor, is a server-side scripting language designed for web development but also used as a general-purpose programming language. This tutorial is on how to manually install PHP on Windows 7. Installation Go to to download PHP.

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