Thanksgiving is a time for reflecting on the year, for family bonding, and for sweatpants after that second (third?) helping of apple pie. ZippyKid will be closed on Thanksgiving (this Thursday November 22nd) to spend time with our loved ones and friends. But have no fear — we will still be around in case of… Read more »
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Hi Everyone, I hate writing this post, but this is the first time we at ZippyKid will be actively blocking your ability to do something that is technically, well within your rights as a human being. The RePress project has released an interesting plugin that lets your WordPress site become a proxy for sites that… Read more »
[styled_box color="blue" title="Some things to consider regarding your current load time."] [list type="bolt"] Amazon in 2007 revealed that for every 100ms increase in load time, sales would decrease 1%. In 2009 Akamai said that you could lose up to 33% of your visitors if your page took more than 4 seconds to load on a… Read more »
Thanks to Eric , who in turn thanks Grey..
PHP Developer beat me to the scoop already , but I’ve launched http://www.php-powered.com. The site is a simple listing service, but can be much more if the community desires. The main purpose is to list and show case all the sites in the world that are using PHP. So, next time someone asks you, who… Read more »
I’m now in Chicago, two days prior to PHPTek. I’ve never been to Chicago, so I wanted to take the conference as an excuse for a mini vacation. I’m staying at the Embassy Suites Rosemont, which is within a mile or so of the conference Hyatt. If you’re already here, or want to meet up with me during the conference.. here is my intended schedule..
This is my own cheat sheet for svn propset, which I struggle with every few months. Hopefully, I can remember this next time.. Problem : I want to ignore certain files in my working copy, when I do an svn status, svn commit etc. I don’t want the cache, or my .pyc files to get… Read more »
Cal Evans talks about PHP, Flash,and how to use the Zend Framework with Flex. I’ve always wanted to see if I could make use of flash to make an RIA.. That’s Rich Internet Application for all of you non web 2.0s… Now I’ll try something out and see if I can find a problem for… Read more »
This is a great article explaining, why I haven’t bought camping equipment to wait outside a cingular/apple store the night before the iPhone launches. I love the idea of the iPhone, and I am fully aware and expecting version 1.0 to be buggy, have a really crappy battery life, and eat puppies. Yet, I still… Read more »
I actually did this sometime in December 2006, but I finally got around to taking pictures.. here I use the word hacking in it’s most original sense.. or the meaning I always believed in. Which is: “Improvising your surroundings and making things work for you”. So, based on that.. I had the following goal. Have… Read more »