Web development on KDE neon with XAMPP

XAMPP is an easy to use installer to create a pre-built LAMP stack on your machine. That sounds a lot more technical than it is. Basically it installs a web server onto your computer so you can access the files through your browser and the actual files being served as an aid to web-development. You […]

HTML with Bluefish

Bluefish is an extremely powerful text based HTML editor. Actually it is more than that. It also has support for over twenty other languages including C++, D, Java, PHP, Perl, Python, Ruby…well, the list goes on. What is does is make editing easy, especially for multi-document projects like a website. To quote Wikipedia, Bluefish fills […]


Netbeans is an IDE that has recently shifted management from Oracle to the Apache Software foundation. It is primarily an IDE for Java, JavaScript, PHP, HTML5, and C++ but can be expanded through the use of plugins. This gives a couple of options for the install of the IDE. If you are going to be […]

Installing Code::Blocks

Code::Blocks is a very good free integrated development environment (IDE) for writing in C, C++ and Fortran. It has been around for a long time and is recommended as the learning environment on sites such as Learn C++. To install Code::Blocks on KDE neon open up Konsole and type, The build-essential package may already be […]