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Velocity New York: Ticket Giveaway

Jul 23, 2014 - Read the full article at: Velocity New York: Ticket Giveaway Read the full article at: Velocity New York: Ticket Giveaway A few months back, O’Reilly gave me two free tickets to give away  for Velocity Conference in Santa Clara.  The chosen two reported back to me that the [...]


Check GZip Encoding with curl

Jul 21, 2014 - Read the full article at: Check GZip Encoding with curl Read the full article at: Check GZip Encoding with curl Last week I detailed how I enabled gzip encoding on nginx servers, the same server software I use on this site.  Enabling gzip on your server exponentially improves the site [...]


Upgrade now to Calendar APIv3

Jul 17, 2014 - Cross-posted from the Google Apps Developers BlogBack in 2011, we launched Calendar APIv3, which offers developers several improvements over older versions of the API, including better support for recurring events and lightweight resource representation in JSON. At that same time, we also announced [...]


Enable GZIP Compression on nginx Servers

Jul 17, 2014 - Read the full article at: Enable GZIP Compression on nginx Servers Read the full article at: Enable GZIP Compression on nginx Servers Speed kills, and there’s nothing like a speedy website.  When you come to this blog, I want you to have a great experience, which is why [...]


The New Roboto

Jul 16, 2014 - By Christian Robertson, Android Visual DesignerAlong with the Material Design guidelines we released a new version of the Roboto type family. A lot of things have changed as we tuned the font to work across more screen sizes and conditions, from watches to desktops, televisions to cars. It still [...]


How I Stopped WordPress Comment Spam

Jul 15, 2014 - Read the full article at: How I Stopped WordPress Comment Spam Read the full article at: How I Stopped WordPress Comment Spam I love almost every part of being a tech blogger:  learning, preaching, bantering, researching.  The one part about blogging that I absolutely loathe:  dealing [...]


Importing Into MySQL from Other Databases

Jul 14, 2014 - Importing into MySQL from databases of different types is challenging because vendors have their own proprietary tools and SQL extensions. Rob Gravelle presents some software products that can abstract each vendor's particular language so that data may be transferred between them in a seamless [...]


Prevent Widows with PHP and JavaScript

Jul 08, 2014 - Read the full article at: Prevent Widows with PHP and JavaScript Read the full article at: Prevent Widows with PHP and JavaScript One of the small touches you can add to your website is preventing “widows” in your H1-H6 tags.  For those who aren’t aware, a widow (in [...]


JavaScript Once Function

Jun 30, 2014 - Read the full article at: JavaScript Once Function Read the full article at: JavaScript Once Function Every so often you have a function which you only want to run once.  Oftentimes these functions are in the form of event listeners which may be difficult to manage.  Of course if they [...]


Performance -- It May Not Be The Database

Jun 30, 2014 - When performance suffers it's likely the DBA who gets the blame, but it may not be the database that's at fault.  Read on to see what other factors can affect performance and how to identify what is causing the slowdown.







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