Installing any GCC version

This guide shows you how to install GCC, specifically downgrading GCC versions. However, the methods shown here can also be used to update GCC versions. You just have to solve whatever library dependencies that arise with upgrading. Typically, each successive GCC version solves its predecessor’s dependencies. For all of these...

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String vs StringBuffer vs StringBuilder in Java

What are the differences of String, StringBuffer, and StringBuilder in Java? When we talk about Strings, we’re typically referring to instances of joined characters. Strings can be created with the declaration of String or generating an instance of a StringBuffer or StringBuilder in Java. String String example = “example”; If we...

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How to Check Memory on Linux machines

This article will outline how to check memory on linux and unix based machines. I’ll demonstrate a couple of useful commands that check memory on the hard drive on your machine. df -h df -h, which stands for disk free, checks for the space left on the drive in a...

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What’s new in Windows 10?

Windows 10 is the next best thing coming from Microsoft. Here’s a few things to keep in mind when you’re considering the switch. Its free! Windows 10 is free for most people – but if you’re running Windows 7 or Windows 8.1. Don’t worry, you have one year, until July 29th, 2016...

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How to Connect to MySQL with Java JDBC driver

This article will go over how to connect to MySQL with the Java JDBC driver. The tutorial will go over step-by-step on how to make your first connection with the Java JDBC driver to MySQL and get started. Installation of MySQL For starters, you must have MySQL on your machine....

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