Tag Archive for 'performance'

Using YUI components in a templated environment

If you develop sites anything like I do, you’ll end up setting up a site wide layout and theme before you start coding any individual pages. I like to add YUI components where they are useful, but I’ve come across a couple little quirks that were annoying me. Here are my observations and what I […]

Serving JavaScript Fast

I found this excellent writeup on serving JavaScript files posted on Digg.com. I think I’ll convert some of those ideas to Python but I thought it worth posting here in the mean time with the link to the story. The next generation of web apps make heavy use of JavaScript and CSS. We’ll show you […]

Making WP-Super-Cache gzip compression work

I was pretty excited to see an update to WP-Cache. The first thing I noticed is that when I enabled the new super cache compression option, I started getting a file save as dialog instead of my pages. As of the current version of WP-Super-Cache, the readme.txt file states that if you get this, you […]

WP Super Cache – The Ultimate WordPress Caching Plugin

I’ve upgraded my old WP-Cache plugin to this one that I found on Digg.com today. From the Digg.com Post: Tired of clicking a link off the Digg front page only to find a crashed or mortally lagged site on the other side? Finally, Donncha (one of the main WordPress developers) has solved the problem once […]

Fixing Slow Resizing of Windows with Compiz and Emerald

One of the 1st things I noticed after upgrading to AIGLX with the new ATI drivers was that window resizing was incredibly slow. A quick search on Google yielded a LOT of results for the same problem. The first thing I noticed however, was that they were OLD forum threads. They did mention however, that […]

Customize your laptop speed for temperature and performance

I while ago, I found a great article on Slashdot that shows how Windows XP manages variable speed CPUs. Well, at least it applies to Intel Speedstep technology. If you have an Intel processor (like the Core 2 Duo T7200 in my laptop), you can take full advantage of the different CPU frequency algorithms to […]



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