I haven’t attended too many tutorials or sessions this year. Yesterday I saw Jim Winstead’s Practical I18N with PHP and MySQL and David Sklar’s Cleaning Up SOAP. Right now I’m sitting in Adam Trachtenberg’s PHP 5 + MySQL 5 = A Perfect 10. He quipped that it really should’ve been called PHP 5 + MySQL […]
Month: July 2004
Slides are now online (HTML, PPT) for today’s talk on HTTP Caching and Cache-busting for Content Publishers. Abstract: A user’s web experience can often be improved by the proper use of HTTP caches. Radwin discusses when to use and when to avoid caching, and how to employ cache-busting techniques most effectively. Radwin also explains the […]
I just arrived in Portland, Oregon. I’ll be speaking about HTTP caching and cache-busting at the O’Reilly Open Source Convention tomorrow. If the talk goes well, I’ll propose it for ApacheCon this fall. The conference hotel was all booked up by the time I made my travel arrangements, so I’m staying at the closest available […]
Goodbye, LA Times. Hello, San Jose Mercury News. Goodbye, Shtibl Minyan. Hello, Congregation Kol Emeth. Goodbye, Ralph’s. Hello, Safeway. Goodbye, Yahoo! Santa Monica. Hello, Yahoo! Sunnyvale. Goodbye, the 405 and the 10. Hello, 101 and 280.
There has been much discussion about open e-mail relays, but very little about open HTTP redirectors. An open redirector is hosted by foo.com, but will unintentionally send you to bar.com. This can have interesting effects on PageRank or can trick users into clicking on something that isn’t what it seems. After many months of abuse […]
If you work in the Internet biz, read George’s post Why PHP Scales – A Cranky, Snarky Answer. It’s worth 10 minutes, and the crankiness level is a lot lower than the title would lead you to expect. He’s right that Java is actually faster than PHP because Java is a compiled language and PHP […]