How to create Apache htpasswd file in Linux OS?

What is htpasswd?

At times during web development, we will need to prevent the whole world from being able to access a particular website. That’s when Apache htpasswd comes into the picture. htpasswd is usually used together with htaccess.


This tutorial will teach you how to create a htpasswd file using command line.

Creating a htpasswd for the first time


Appending new user to existing htpasswd file


Using htpasswd in htaccess


That’s it you are done!

How to install Cocoapods for Objective-C/Swift development on Mac OS?

Steps to install Cocoapods

Cocoapods is used in Xcode IDE for development from iOS apps using Objective-C/Swift. Cocoapods helps developers add external libraries to their iOS project easily. The following tutorial guides you on the steps to install Cocoapods on your Mac in order to make use of its features.

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You should see the message “1 gem installed“.

Step 4

You should be done if you never encounter any errors along the way.

(Optional) Step 5

Running the above command will show you your current pod version.

That’s it!