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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.