PHP 5.3 namespaces for the rest of us. Great introduction. (via Nikolay)
Getting command line access to PHP and MySQL running MAMP on OSX. You’ll need to follow this short tutorial as it doesn’t work out of the box.
How To Change Your WordPress Workflow For The Better. Coverage of Edit Flow with good feedback.
A Practical Guide to Varnish. File away for later.
Nginx is a lightweight web server/load balancer/reverse proxy designed to drive blazingly fast websites. It has low resource requirements compared to Apache, the defacto standard for PHP-based applications, and can handle an order of magnitude more requests per second. With WordPress, Nginx is often used… Continue reading →
wget http://kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/git-22.214.171.124.tar.gz tar -xvf git-126.96.36.199.tar.gz cd git-188.8.131.52 ./configure –prefix=$HOME make make install If you’re reading this in the future, you may want to use the most recent version of Git. Instructions via the always helpful WebFaction support team
Find this post on the Google or someone’s shared link? I’ve discovered an even more magical way to work with Git and Subversion Having Git properly interface with Subversion is a mysterious black art. If you’re into the Harry Potter stuff, then this post is… Continue reading →
For the sake of saving an hour of guessing, here are the proper settings for using Google Apps, or Gmail, with StatusNet, formally known as Laconica: $config['mail']['backend'] = ‘smtp’; $config['mail']['params'] = array( ‘host’ => ‘smtp.gmail.com’, ‘port’ => 587, ‘auth’ => true, ‘username’ => ‘firstname.lastname@example.org’, ‘password’… Continue reading →
First session at WordCamp Portland this morning was “Speed Up WordPress” with Jason Grigs of Cloud Four. He jokingly argues that “we’ve remade the internet in our image and the image is obese.” Since 2003, web page size has tripled, number of objects has doubled,… Continue reading →