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Today, Intellij IDEA is one of the more popular IDEs for building software. The IDE, developed by JetBrains, is one of the go to IDEs for Java and Kotlin Developers and for obvious reasons: It’s packed with smart tools which not only increase productivity but also makes the development process enjoyable and less of a headache. The idea is recommended for Kotlin and Java developers.

If you have ever worked with any JetBrains tools before, e.g PyCharm, AndroidStudio or PHPStorm just to name a few, then the overall layout and development enviroment of IntelliJ won’t be quite new to you.

Hi everyone, Ngonyoku here! In this tutorial I’m going to show you how to install XAMPP web server on your Windows PC. For this tutorial I am going be using Windows 10 OS but I think those running on Windows 8 or Windows 7 (Whichever version) can also follow along.


  1. Internet Connection
  2. A working PC (running Windows OS i.e Windows 10, 8, 8.1 or 7) with atleast 2 GB of internal storage.
  3. An Browser(I’m using Google Chrome)

What is XAMPP ?

For starters, XAMPP is a free, open-source, cross-platform, light weight Apache distribution that contains MariaDB, PHP and Perl (hence the name X(Cross-Platform), A(Apache…

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In this tutorial, I’m going to teach you how to connect your MySQL database to a simple java Program. This tutorial is mostly aimed at beginners so I’ve tried as much I can to make it as simple as possible. Though you don’t need to be an expert in java programming or database administration, you do need to :-

  1. Have a basic understanding of java programming language and OOP concepts, such as Classes and Objects, Access Modifiers, Polymorphism e.t.c, as used in java programming language.
  2. Be farmiliar with MySQL and basic Realtional Database Management System(RDBMS) concepts.
  3. Know how to work…

Inspired by the Following Video:

On my jorney to self development, I came accross the video above by Brendon Butchard, a motivational speaker and #1 New York Times best-selling author[according to Wikipedia] , on YouTube. This article is basically my summary of the tips provided by Mr. Brendon . According to Mr. Brendon, in order to gain more focus you will need to do the following.

Make fewer decisions.

Each decision you make is utilizing a fraction of your brain’s resources. Hence, the more decisions you make the more fatigued your brain becomes. You’ll need to minimize the number of decisions that…


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