In modern WordPress themes, theme developers are serving the page requests via ajax. Both paginated blog page and single posts (might be in full or partial) are served. Though WordPress is very fast if properly tuned, but it’s meaningless to pull the same data from WordPress database again and again unless there is any change. … Continue reading Caching Ajax requests in WordPress
Many of you already know that managing session is a critical task for web applications, specially when you want to avoid I/O hop and also a significant load over your database by writing a custom session handler. Beside that, if your application makes use of multiple web servers behind a proxy, then its more than … Continue reading Using new PECL Memcached extension for storing session data
removing empty elements from array is most likely a very common task for everyday programming. different people work on it differently. some runs N times loop and some other tries by finding offset and then by unsetting that. let me show you some common approach of doing it and possibly the best way too :), … Continue reading removing empty elements from an array, the php way 🙂
Well, it may sound funny but this is what I want to be after 6 years. I am quite planned about my future and I will definitely retire from my regular web app dev job after 6 years. Beside this I love kids, love talking to them and love to see them growing up 😀 … Continue reading I would love to be a baby sitter
I recently came by this site WorldTimeEngine where users can search the local time of any place using the name, street address or just latitude and longitude. Since that time I was thinking how easily you can make your own. As long there are some good people over there (For Geocoding API) – its a … Continue reading WorldTimeEngine – How about making your own in PHP?
Am I talking about another framework? Well yeah. I thought it will be real fun for web application developers to use orchid to build their apps. Orchid is still in preview state and we are planning to release it by the mid of January. But if you are interested you can check the orchid blog … Continue reading We are close to release Orchid, the new Framework
I have recently came by the article “High performance websites” in yahoo developer network. This article pointed 13 key points to speed up your application. These are 1. Make Fewer HTTP Requests 2. Use a Content Delivery Network 3. Add an Expires Header 4. Gzip Components 5. Put CSS at the Top 6. Move Scripts … Continue reading Performance tips for web applications