How to Create a Self-Hosted Cloud Storage (BoZon on OpenShift)

By Ahmed Mahmoud

There are a lot of  cloud storage services available nowadays like; Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox and many more. One of the major drawbacks of these services is security, do you trust these companies and would you allow them to save your sensitive data? That question was asked before in another post and if your answer…

SSH to Your OpenShift Applications From the Browser

By Ahmed Mahmoud

OpenShift free plan is an extremely powerful tool that allows its users test and even create a small production run for their web application/project this project might be a simple WordPress blog/small business website or a more complex online store that processes payments (of course more complex projects could be deployed and tested). These applications…

How to Create Your Own Feedly Alternative

By Ahmed Mahmoud

If you were a user of Google feedburner who was relying on the service to manage your RSS feeds to follow your favorite online publications and podcasts update and had to moive from it to another service after googe shattered it you might be thinking what if this new service is closed the same way…

How to Install ProcessWire on Openshift

By Ahmed Mahmoud

ProcessWire is a free and open source content management system (CMS), it has an excellent user interface that is both sleek and easy to use. Its ease of use makes it a strong contender for other content management systems like WordPress, Joomla and Drupal, but of course it’s not as fully featured as these content…

How to Install Gibbon on Openshift

By Ahmed Mahmoud

Gibbon is a free and open source learning management system (LMS), it has superior user interface that is both sleek and easy to use. Also, it has a huge set of features that makes it a real contender for other paid options. This guide will present a step by step tutorial on how to install…

How to Create a Free Help Desk Using osTicket and Openshift

By Ahmed Mahmoud

Help Desk software are very useful tools for business owners as they help them manage customers’ complains in an effective way. For small businesses deploying a Help Desk software might be both hard and expensive, and this post is here for the rescue. We shall use osTicket which is a free open source  help desk…

How to Create a Website for Free Using ImpressPages and Openshift

By Ahmed Mahmoud

We’ve presented in previous posts how to create a website and even an online store for free using open source and free tools like WordPress, Joomla, Magento and many more. Though these tools are very simple but they might be overwhelming for some, and for those this post will present creating a website using ImpressPages…

How to Create a Free Online Store using PrestaShop and Openshift

By Ahmed Mahmoud

The e-commerce industry is booming worldwide. The United States, the world’s largest e-commerce market, generated $395.28 billion in e-commerce sales in 2013 (internetretailer.com). This tip will present a step by step tutorial on how to setup your online store for free, the only skill you’ll need during the tutorial is your ability to use a…