Blog

Below are my recent blog entries.

Posted: 6 years 2 months ago
Introduction To further improve the performance of my Drupal 7 site I decided to experiment with the excellent caching HTTP reverse proxy, Varnish. First though, I worked on the php and mysql bottlenecks. To improve performance I had already installed apc for php and memcache to cut down on some of the mysql database calls. I had also turned on Drupal's core caching and javascript and css... Read more
Posted: 6 years 2 months ago
From time to time, you'll be required to do some web browser testing to ensure websites appear consistantly in all browsers, including old browsers like Internet Explorer 6, 7 and 8. Whilst there are software solutions which can quite accurately render like IE6, IE7 or IE8, there are still subtle differences, meaning that not all bugs can be spotted with these software solutions. Therefore, as I... Read more