SSH Keys

SSH keys are really neat! The DigitalOcean article on How To Set Up SSH Keys does an excellent job on explaining what SSH keys are and how to create them. In short, SSH keys are much more secure than password based authentication. In this post I will cover a few tips that I find myself frequently searching. Passphrase Create a 4096 bit SSH key. When creating the key, you can specify a passphrase. [Read More]

Creating a PHP Package

Make sure you have composer installed if you want to use PHP packages. If you’re new to PHP, then you may not know what a package is or why they’re nice. If you played with Legos as a kid, think about those blocks, they came in different shapes, sizes, and colors. Each had a purpose and was useful, maybe you didn’t always need them all, but you had them. Instead of writing all the PHP for your project, someone may have already written a few pieces, and you could use those with your code. [Read More]