I'd really like to help with the dev, but I've never codded JS before, mostly because I've never had the need. I've some C experience (not much) and I'm beyond the basics with Python (I'd class myself as reasonably competent). I've also built a website and CMS using PHP, HTML and CSS.
If you think that I'd be able to make a contribution, I'd like to try. Aside from W3Schools (which is one of my 'go-to's), are there any sites that you'd recommend, for learning JS?
If you'd prefer to use only experienced coders, just say as much, I'll not be offended: I much prefer honesty, over B.S.
It’s hard to tell what your potential is without knowing more about you. But if there’s something you want to do, why not try and see how far you can get? Experience doesn’t matter here - just the quality of the result.
Cool, thank you.
I'll set up a dev machine and get to it.
best plan ever setting up a dev machine!
For sure! Experience has taught me that, least ways.
i ran this docker on my live docker vm machine and was like uuups docker space low. so i rememberd my docker ubuntu dev machine a old imac hardware from 2014. 40W but alwas ready to serve.
I've much to learn, as I've only ever run a local webserver for website dev.
Yes, older HW can still be of value (although I've a bunch of 32 bit machines that I feel I need to dump; I just hate doing so).
I'll reconfigure my Lenovo E73 (SFF) which I got off of ebay, some time back. It's very nice: Quad Core i5 4th Gen, 16 GB Ram, 500 MB HDD.
By today's standards, it's not going to make a splash, but it's more than good enough for my projects.
Any info or tips you have, would be cool.
top hardware. long time i went with raspberrys. it was fun to learn gpio and do some python. then stuff always took ages. low capacity bigger projects. i would run 4 vm on your hardware for developing purpose no problem. 32 bit can be used for kids with emmabuntus.org - i have kept all my hardware - somtimes i need spare parts. even old ide cable make a perfect match with arduino projects. yes that needs a lot of space.
Humm, site just went down - I hope we didn't break it!!
Sorry, now you've lost me; I said I'd much to learn :)
My VM experience amounts to no more than the Oracle VM VirtualBox running on a Linux Deb based OS.
I don't usually bother with a VM, I just fresh install a basic Linux Deb OS and take it from there, adding whatever services I need, for the project in hand.
i have two ways to go. your way of course and i run a windows 10 hyperv machine the demo never expires somehow. on the hyperv i spin up linux distros and go from there.
i like the easy system snapshot in hyperv. it takes a long time if you mess up a linux bare metal setup to get going again. with the hyperv i can return to the last working snapshot easy. also i like having the 1 core small server possibility to run like very small tasks. i think there are a million ways to have fun.
Ah, I see what you're driving at. I use the 'Snapshot' feature with OVM, as and when I upgrade MyNode, so that I can roll back if needs be.
Good call, ty. I'll set up my dev environment in that way.
its all about the snapshots lel
Btw, have you used Proxmox?
Would that be a better option than OVM?
I have not tried those. But Proxmox looks worth a try. Active project and kernel based vm. Give it a try its your denvelopment machine. Let me know when tested.
Yeah, I'll have at it. I did try Proxmox a while back, but it seemed overkill for what I needed at that time, also it seemed to be a steep learning curve, so I reverted to what I know.
Thanks for your time and advice.