All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘open source’

How to Install the Ghost Blogging Platform

Getting Started This tutorial describes how to install the open source Ghost blogging platform on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS at Digital Ocean. You’ll want to have a domain name or sub-domain registered for the app, e.g. http://yourghostblog.com. If you don’t have a registrar or need more information, I recommend NameCheap. Creating Your Server Instance Sign up at Digital Ocean now, the process is simple and only …

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Building with the Twitter API

Install Birdcage

BirdCage Installation Guide Birdcage is a free, open source PHP-based implementation of the Twitter API, covered in my three part tutorial series for Tuts+: Building with the Twitter API. More features are available in the premium version, Birdhouse. This guide walks you through installing Birdcage in an Ubuntu 14.04 instance at cloud hosting provider Digital Ocean; it should work similarly for …

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Build Your Own Email Features with Open Source Filtering Software

Filtered is an open source PHP-based IMAP mail filtering platform. While Filtered provides basic mail filtering features and learns from the folders you drag and drop your email to, it is also a powerful foundational platform to enhance and innovate email – with a number of unique features. We’re drowning in email and managing our inboxes remains a heavy burden. Mail …

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Open Source Mailing List Application for Mailgun’s PHP SDK

If you’re a developer looking for a simple streamlined mailing list service – or a super scalable one, check out my tutorial at Mailgun’s blog: Open Source Mailing List Applet Using the Mailgun PHP SDK. This project is also written in PHP inside the Yii Framework, which I’ve found to make development very efficient. You may also be interested it …

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How to Install Your Own Private E-mail Server in the Cloud

Install Your Own Private E-mail Server in the Cloud Digital Ocean’s $5/mo. fast SSD servers make a great choice for hosting your email. For a gmail alternative, try FastMail. To get started installing your own private email server, skip ahead to the instructions… Background & Motivations The concept of privacy is rapidly under threat as technology advances – it’s clearly a time of …

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