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Enable MySQL Remote Access

This tutorial will show how to enable MySQL remote access in order to make it accept connections from the network instead of just local connections.

The Problem

A fresh MySQL installation has its remote access disabled by default for security reasons, however, it can be enabled by taking a few simple steps.
It is important to mention that the following solution was tested against CentOS 7.2, but it’s very likely to work on other Linux versions and/or distributions.
I am going straight to the solution to make your MySQL avaiable for remote access, but you can find a detailed explanation at the end of this post.

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Ruby Hello World

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This guide will show you how to write a Ruby Hello World and get a basic and initial understanding about this programming language.

Why Ruby?

As a Java developer for four years long, I’ve always had the curiosity to learn a new object-oriented programming language. Given a great feedback I had from a job interview I went a few weeks ago, and some research on the international software development scenario, I’ve found out that mastering just one language may not be enough.

Specialists are well recognized at their fields of work on software development (and I seriously intend to become one on Java), but the business dynamism grows it’s requirements every day, consequently, requiring the most versatile professionals.

By the given experiences and observations, and following the path of lots of respected developers on the community along with some personal interest, I decided to finally put some serious time on studying a new language, then Ruby is the chosen one!

I’ve already read a lot about the language, however, I’m going to dedicate this post to a simple Ruby Hello World to not extend it so much.

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