How to Determine a Folder’s Size In Ubuntu and Linux

On a Unix-like operating system such as Ubuntu, you can use the du command, which stands for “disk usage,” to find out how much disk space a directory and its contents are taking up. The following command will give you the total disk usage of a directory and its subdirectories in a human-readable format (i.e., […]

Using Cron for Task Scheduling in SaaS Applications

When creating a SaaS, there will be tasks that will need to run in the background that the user will not see happening. These can be maintenance tasks, handling of use data, just about anything your mind can come up with. And you definitely don’t want to be executing these tasks manually. You want software […]

Setting Up the Website for Your API Endpoint on Your LAMP Stack

In the previous tutorial, we discussed how to install the LAMP stack on your Ubuntu system. Now, we are ready to start hosting a website on it. In this article, we will explore how to set up a new website, adjust proper file and folder permissions, and provide an Apache configuration example. Step 1: Creating […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Installing LAMP on Ubuntu

Every developer has their preferred stack. For me, the front end can change based on the client’s needs, but if no matter what I make, I always need LAMP on a Ubuntu server. LAMP, an acronym for Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP, is a popular open-source software stack for developing and hosting web applications. In […]