Netbeans is my choice for an Integrated Development Environment. Netbeans performs well on my middle range notebook computer. Here is my experience of Netbeans 8.2.
Should you dual boot Windows and Linux or use one of the many alternatives? This discussion works equally for any mixture of operating systems loaded onto the same machine, including multiple versions of the same OS.
The Synology DS918+ NAS, Network Attached Storage, device can hold 4 disks in any combination of arrays to give you easy access to a mass of data. How does the $799 purchase price compare to a regular PC built for the same work?
PHP 7 has arrived but may not be on your favourite operating system. Here is a way to put PHP 7 on Linux Mint and Ubuntu.
The open source Openmediavault software is a free, reliable, and safe way to set up Network Attached Storage, NAS.