Meet Schmichael Originally uploaded by evangoer. I’m back at work after my paternity leave. The last three months have been an incredible experience, and I’d heartily recommend taking FMLA/CaPFL to any dads-to-be. Apparently my team found a suitable replacement for me while I was out.
Posts Categorized: Yahoo!
Slides for my PHP at Yahoo! presentation from the Zend/PHP Conference & Expo 2005 are now online in PowerPoint and PDF formats. Abstract: In 2002, Yahoo selected PHP for Web site development and began to phase out its own proprietary server-side scripting language. Three years later, Michael Radwin reflects on how the switch to PHP… Read more »
Arnold @ Yahoo! Originally uploaded by mradwin. Govenor Arnold Schwarzenegger speaks at Yahoo!
The Burton Group published a report entitled The P-Languages: PHP, Perl, and Python for Enterprise Scripting yesterday. I’m quoted twice in the article. Page 11 (PHP in Web Development): Not only is PHP used extensively throughout the Web, it is also used by some of the busiest websites in the world. For example Yahoo!, which… Read more »
The 10-year anniversary of Yahoo! Inc’s incorporation is this week. We’re having a party at work on Wednesday to celebrate. They put a big tent up on campus this morning. Apparently Sugar Ray is going be giving a private concert, and the weather has been threatening rain. Rumor has it that the www.yahoo.com site will… Read more »
I’m in Beijing and checked into the hotel. Extremely nice place. Complimentary broadband Internet. Air China flight 984 from LAX ended up being delayed 12 hours due to mechanical problems. It’s a real bummer, since I was supposed to give a “Platform Overview” talk at the conference this morning, but I missed the entire first… Read more »
My flight to China was delayed 10 hours due to mechanical trouble with the plane. We’re supposedly leaving at 12 noon today, but who knows if that will really happen.
I’m off to Beijing tonight to visit the Yahoo! China office.
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… Read more »