To get the most out of this book

To successfully take advantage of this book, the reader is recommended to have a basic understanding of the following topics:

  • Linux OS installation
  • Unix/Linux command-line usage
  • The HTML language
  • PHP web application programming
  • Python programming

The only hardware necessary is a personal computer, with an operation system capable of running VirtualBox or other virtualization software. As for specifications, the recommended setup is as follows:

  • Intel i5, i7, or a similar CPU
  • 500 GB on hard drive
  • 8 GB on RAM
  • An internet connection

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