Linux Web Development Tools

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So you took
my advice and decided to try Linux, congratulations! Now you need some
software tools to start developing with. All the best web development tools
are open source, so they are generally available on Linux.

This guide will refer directly to software for Fedora, but if it is on
Fedora
it will almost certainly be available for the other Linux distributions
too.

In this guide we will discover:

  • The best Linux web browsers.
  • Node package manager with cool packages.
  • LAMP for CMS/PHP development, Git, WP-Cli and much much more!

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Configuring Fedora & Localhost Setup

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This is the first part in my series of step by step guides to turn Fedora
into the ultimate web development platform.

I am going to assume that you have Fedora installed already, or are
comfortable installing it yourself. Once you are up and running, just run
the
terminal application and follow along to set up your perfect development
environment.

In this guide we will discover:

  • How to set the host name, and why it’s important.
  • Which repositories to install and how to do it.
  • How to setup subpixel rendering to improve font appearance.
  • How to setup and configure your LAMP environment for localhost
    development.

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