Many years ago a good friend of mine named his pet rat Linux. I had heard of this mysterious operating system before, but tales of days spent configuring hardware drivers, and cellar dwelling neck beards scared me away. Why bother using it, never mind naming your rat after it!? In this guide we will discover:
- Exactly what Linux is, and how it differs from Windows and Mac.
- Why we should use it for web development.
- Exactly which version of Linux is best for the job.