Ricardo is a systems information student from Brazil. He works as an intern at a local company developing JSF applications that help people keep track of many Brazilian companies' stocks on BM&FBovespa. He is also starting a new website with some friends to talk about comics, video games, films, TV series and RPG in a way different from most Brazilian websites. You can contact him on Twitter or through vox. http://www.twitter.com/geeknerdnanico
In this article we will look at tools that can help those of you who want to develop websites on a Linux platform, from powerful text editors to desktop and system features. How do you edit files remotely without FTP plug-ins? What are package managers, and why they are cool? In which Web browsers can you test your applications?
I wish I could cover many more topics: using the command line, basics of Vim, Nautilus features in detail, Nautilus scripting, neat command line tools, basic server configuration and many others. But if I addressed all of the issues that arise from time to time on the Internet, this article would turn into a small book. This isn't an article on "How to do X or Y on Linux" or "How to use [insert app name here]." And we cannot cover more comprehensive IDEs such as Eclipse and NetBeans, each of which requires separate articles.
You probably already have some idea of how to find and install applications for your favorite distros. However, we will point you to the right place anyway to download, for example, scripts and plug-ins. So, let's begin! Read more...