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Beware MAMP’s default Caching Settings

MAMP is a wonderful thing. It allows for quick setup of a LAMP stack just about anywhere. This makes it great for testing. However, the folks who manage MAMP are focusing MAMP’s default settings towards production use, not development use. This means that XCache is turned on by default and that means that there is […]

March 14, 2011 | Computers, Web Design & Development | 3 comments

Everything I know about optimizing a WordPress install

I don’t mean to badmouth WordPress when I say this, but if you deploy a WordPress based site without optimizing your install you’re just asking for a slow site. Below is everything I know about optimizing a WordPress installation. It is by no means a list of everything you can do to optimize a server […]

March 31, 2010 | Web Design & Development | 7 comments

Simple, but handy .htaccess tricks

These two have always been questions in my mind but until recently I’ve never had the need to actually put time in to satisfying my curiosity and as I look around I haven’t (easily) found any real world examples of these out there. So, we all know how to set up basic HTTP authentication, right? […]

July 10, 2009 | Code, Computers | 8 comments

3 year old bug, really?

<valleygirl>Seriously?</valleygirl> I was being diligent, not upgrading Apache through MacPorts ’cause I didn’t want to deal with the 3 year old bug that causes and Apache upgrade to overwrite your vhosts file, but MacPorts decided that since I was upgrading PHP that Apache should be upgraded as well. So it blew away my vhosts file. […]

November 18, 2008 | Computers | 1 comment

Another baton? What will they think of next?

So, it seems, I’ve been passed another baton. This time on system setup. I use a 15" powerbook so there’s not much of a thrill there. The desk is still a mess from moving the server, but I do have a pic of the server for those interested enough to look.

July 10, 2005 | Computers | 1 comment