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03 August 2007

Breaking news: R3 and StickleBack Yahoo tools Open Sourced | Federico Feroldi’s blog

I just received an awesome news from my manager. Two of the most important Yahoo’s platform tools have been published to the Open Source world for your pleasure:

Target Practice - A Workshop in Tuning MySQL Queries - Jay Pipes

I gave a tutorial at OSCON last week on tuning MySQL queries, the EXPLAIN statement, the optimizer, and benchmarking. I've gone ahead and put the tutorial materials online now:


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jTagEditor is a lightweight jQuery plugin which allows you to turn any textarea tag into a quick tag editor in an unobtrusive manner. This plugin is easy to use and fully customizable (Styles, Tagset and behaviours).

02 August 2007

Syncotype Your Baselines —

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I wrote a simple bookmarklet script that overlays a baseline grid atop everything on the page you’re viewing.

MySQL Performance Blog » Landscape of Transactional Storage Engines for MySQL

talks about current state behavior and performance properties of Innodb, Falcon, PBXT and SolidDB Storage Engines

01 August 2007

Performance tips for web applications « The Storyteller

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I was trying to improve performance for a web application recently keeping them in mind. Let me describe how to do some of them technically.

YUI 2.3.0: Six New Components and a Prettier Face » Yahoo! User Interface Blog

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We’re pleased to announce today the release of YUI version 2.3.0. This release features six new additions to the library as well as a new skinning architecture and a new visual treatment for most of our UI controls. All of this, plus 250 enhancements and bug fixes, is available for download immediately.

31 July 2007

Blogging Hyperic » Hyperic Releases Alfresco Plugin

With today’s release of the Hyperic HQ for Alfresco plugin, Hyperic HQ becomes the only monitoring system to natively support Alfresco deployments on every platform and architecture.

White Paper: Intelligent Updates to Configuration Files - Spike Developer Zone

In this paper, we provide a new two­fold solution – automated merging of changes that are done by a software provider after installation and manual merging of changes performed by the user thereafter. While some manual intervention is required in this approach, it is a more reliable solution. This approach also includes a tool to ease the manual file comparison and merge process.

Error Buddy - Spike Developer Zone

Do you have an error message from your application? Then find the answer with Error Buddy. You can search over 40000 source code files and troubleshooting documents using our beta lucene/nutch search interface or if you prefer, search as normal using google. With LXR technology you can drill right down into the line of source code where it came from with full cross-referencing.

The Litepost Blog

At the heart of Litepost's reinvention of email is a powerful, radically simplified user interface that is completely intuitive. Based on extensive user testing, Litepost boasts "the simplest, easiest-to-use, and most intuitive and efficient email experience" available today.

Software As She’s Developed » Blog Archive » The only thing wrong with GoF Design Patterns is …

Jeff Attwood recently pointed out the difference between Gamma et al’s Design Patterns and Alexanders’ equivalent and outlined a critique of the former which characterises it as “replacing actual thought and insight with a plodding, mindless, cut-and-paste code generation template mentality”.

GOsa project - Home

GOsa is a GPL'ed PHP based administration tool for managing accounts and systems in LDAP databases. It administers users and groups, mail distribution lists, thin clients, applications, phones and faxes.

Library of Free Data Models from

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Here are about 450 very useful 'Kick-Start' Data Models that I have created since I started 5 years ago

30 July 2007

MySQL AB :: How to write a successful patch

Submitting patches to Open Source code doesn't come naturally to everyone.

26 July 2007

Namespaces in action - Stubblog

Keep your fingers crossed that we will get a PHP5.3 with namespaces!

25 July 2007

Exceptional Performance

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Yahoo!'s Exceptional Performance team evangelizes best practices for improving web performance. They conduct research, build tools, write articles and blogs, and speak at conferences. Their best practices center around the rules for high performance web sites.

YSlow for Firebug

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YSlow analyzes web pages and tells you why they're slow based on the rules for high performance web sites. YSlow is a Firefox add-on integrated with the popular Firebug web development tool. YSlow gives you: * Performance report card * HTTP/HTML summary * List of components in the page * Tools including JSLint

24 July 2007

Pourquoi il ne faut pas utiliser d'underscore dans les URL - WebRankInfo

L'intérêt principal d'utiliser un bon séparateur n'est pas direct mais indirect : avec un bon séparateur, tous ceux qui font un lien en utilisant votre URL comme texte cliquable (anchor text) vous offrent des bons liens puisqu'ils contiennent vos mots-clés. Dans le cas contraire ces liens vous aident beaucoup moins pour votre référencement : ils vous apportent seulement du PageRank et éventuellement un peu de TrustRank ;-)

Review Board

For too long, code reviews have been too much of a chore. This is largely due to the lack of quality tools available, leaving developers to resort to e-mail and bug tracker-based solutions. At VMware, we've traditionally done code reviews over e-mail. A significant amount of time was wasted in forming review requests, switching between the diff and the e-mail, and trying to understand what parts of the code the reviewer was referring to. We decided to fix all that.

ChipLog » Blog Archive » Review Board

it started out simple, but grew to be pretty powerful and useful quickly. It was designed to automate and simplify the process of creating review requests and actually reviewing code.

SnapLogic Open Source Internet Data Services

SnapLogic™ is an Open Source solution that produces data services from virtually any source and easily transforms them to suit any data integration requirement. Whether it is data migration and synchronization for application integration, ETL for data analytics or JSON data services for Rich Internet Applications, SnapLogic is the foundation of a data services infrastructure layer that can meet all of your data integration requirements

19 July 2007

Diamond Notes » Blog Archive » Fantastic New Tool!!!!!

The tool is called Querysniffer and it grabs MySQL queries from “the wire”. It does this in real time. You don’t have to stop/start your MySQL server or have to enable the general query log. You can start and stop the Querysniffer at any time.

Xdebug 2 released - Derick Rethans

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After almost four years of work, Xdebug 2 is finally ready.

18 July 2007

A Recipe for OpenID-Enabling Your Site

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This is a step-by-step tutorial guide for implementing OpenID consumer-side support with a web site that already has users with accounts.