Installing Java 7 and MySQL JDBC Connector

I recently had to setup an Ubuntu 14.04 server with Java and the MySQL JDBC connector. Here’s the steps I took… First Add this PPA in Ubuntu to be able to install Java Oracle 7 sudo apt-get install python-software-properties sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java sudo apt-get update Second Install Java Oracle 7 sudo apt-get install oracle-java7-installer (You…

Ghost and Github Pages

I had been searching for a fun way to learn new skills and centralize my online presence. Awhile ago I stumbled upon Ghost which is a blogging platform built around the idea that blogging platforms should be for blogging. That’s not a direct quote but that’s how I see the Ghost platform. Long story short…