Category Archives: intermediate.programming

When Should You Use a Web Framework Such as CakePHP, Pylons, etc…?

I would like to discuss a few good reasons you or your web developer should use or not use a web framework. Web Development frameworks have taken off since the release of Ruby on Rails (RoR). Some other frameworks that have come along are CakePHP, CodeIgniter (PHP) and Pylons (Python). The basic goal of web [...]
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(ab)using Apache’s `ab` Command to “multi-thread” PHP Files

We are going to address how to how to (ab)use Apache's `ab` function to run concurrent tasks in PHP. This will greatly speed up your scraping, proxy checking, "stats geo-location," etc... type tasks.
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Moving to SQLite For Those Who Know MySQL

Using PDO/SQLite for those who know MySQL. SQL is a dialect of SQL similar to MySQL. SQLite3 comes with some huge benefits.
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Simple PHP Cacheing With Mixed Static and Dynamic Content

A straight forward PHP caching script which can cache select parts of the file.
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Where You Been Web Analytics

An analytic tool/script to test to see what webpages a visitor has been to in a list of you URLs that you provide.
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