Installing Composer and LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) for PHP Development

Introduction Composer Composer is a popular dependency management tool for PHP, created mainly to facilitate installation and updates for project dependencies. It will check which other packages a specific project depends on and install them for you, using the appropriate versions according to the project requirements. Apache Apache is the most widely used web server software. Developed and maintained by Apache Software Foundation, Apache is an open source software available for free. It runs on 67% of all web-servers in the world. It is fast, reliable, and secure. It can…

Why Laravel?

Choosing a right PHP development framework to develop a web application for the business can be a very difficult task because there are so many options available. From the past few years, we at ValueCoders are using Laravel framework on a regular basis. We have worked and tested other PHP development frameworks as well. However, we needed some additional features and capabilities. In our previous blog, where we discussed top PHP development frameworks. In this post, we will discuss what made us feel that Laravel is the best PHP framework…

Wealthy People Do this to Keep Getting Richer

In a world of average people — and average salaries — many of us aspire to join the 7-figure club. Who doesn’t dream of becoming wealthy, so they can stop working, go on guilt-free shopping sprees and take endless vacations? However, most rich people don’t do those things, and that’s part of how they build and maintain their wealth. There’s a difference between living a life of careless spending (which will quickly drain even a wealthy person’s bank account) and living for long-term financial independence and wealth. The self-made rich…

Growth Can Destroy Your Business If You Aren’t Prepared for it

Sit back and close your eyes. Daydream about when your business generates enough revenue to set you free financially. Sales are rolling in. A long list of clients want to do business with you. There’s no more stress about not making enough. That day is the goal of entrepreneurship. We started a business to achieve time freedom, financial security and to make an impact on the lives of those our business serves. It’s not an easy path. At times achieving those goals requires more than we feel we’re capable of giving. You…

No more KCPE, learners to proceed to secondary without exams

Learners will no longer need KCPE exams to proceed to secondary schools in the next five year if a proposal before the Education ministry is adopted. However, the proposal maintains a two-tier national examination but at advanced stages of grade 9 an equivalent of Form one and grade 12 an equivalent of Form Four in the current setting. The government agency tasked with curriculum development, Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development has made a bold proposal seeking to have KCPE eliminated under the new curriculum. KICD director Julius Jwan was not…

15 Foods That Take Care of Your Heart and Decrease the Risk of Heart Attacks

Our heart is one of the most important organs, but, surprisingly, we take care of it the least, loading it every day with stress and unhealthy diets. And that’s too bad because fatty food increases cholesterol levels, which leads to vascular plaques that prevent the heart from working correctly. Hakika Post brings you 15 products that will clean your blood vessels, improve your overall well-being, and decrease the risk of heart attacks in the future. As a bonus, we added a recipe for a special drink for healthy blood vessels. BONUS Garlic and honey reduce blood pressure and level of cholesterols; ginger prevents heart diseases;…

How to install FileZilla Client on Linux (Debian OS)

So far the only to install the latest Filezilla client in Ubuntu is using the Flatpak package. And following steps will tell you how: 1. Open terminal via Ctrl+Alt+T or by searching for ‘terminal’ from app launcher. When it opens, do: Run command to add the flatpak PPA: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:alexlarsson/flatpak Input your password (no visual feedback) when it prompts and hit Enter to continue. 2. After installed Flatpak, run following single command to install FileZilla client along with required Gnome platform. flatpak install –from https://flathub.org/repo/appstream/org.filezillaproject.Filezilla.flatpakref Then run commands one…

Having more sex makes men more likely to believe in God

Science claims that having more sex makes men more likely to believe in God (well it is a miracle for some of them) Hormones released while having sex can increase spirituality and belief in God, scientists have claimed. According to the research, the release of oxytocin not only promotes social bonding and helps childbirth in women, but also stimulates increased feelings of religiousness. A research team from Duke University in North Carolina carried out a study in which they boosted levels of oxytocin in middle-aged men and found increased self-reported…

4 Lessons Most Successful Entrepreneurs Learnt the Hard Way

To help mitigate the impact of those speed bumps, here are four lessons that most successful entrepreneurs have learned the hard way, but maybe you don’t have to.   The path to building a successful business is rarely a simple one. But in the beginning, it seems simple enough: you’ll build an amazing product, market it and watch as people pull out their credit cards. Then you’ll hire people to take over menial tasks and you’ll move into the role of CEO, eventually delegating that as well and living on the…

Why Kenyan doctor committed suicide in Cuba

The government has confirmed the death of one of the 50 Kenyan doctors who went to Cuba for training under a partnership programme between the two countries. The Hakika Post understands that Dr. Hamisi Ali Juma committed suicide barely six months into the programme. He was one of the 50 Kenyan doctors in Cuba sponsored by the government to study Family Medicine as a specialization under the framework of the MOU between Kenya and Cuba. The family says the late Ali Juma was constantly complaining of poor working conditions in…