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Archives for the Month of December, 2006

5 things you didn’t know about me

Joost de Valk tagged me. That means I will have to reveal some things that you probably didn’t know about me.

Make your pages load faster by combining and compressing javascript and css files

As some of you may know, I am currently working on a content management system. Although I am not able to share all of the code – it is proprietary after all – I already made one debugging tool public. This tool can be used to test some common techniques which decreases the bandwidth generated […]

Why modifying the GPL is bad…

Alexander Muse explains on his weblog why Big in Japan uses a slightly modified version of the GPL. In fact, he doesn’t even consider it a change or modification, but only a clarification of something that he considers unclear.

Reducing the bandwidth used by feeds

The last couple of days I have been working on implementing proper Atom support for a proprietary content management system. Atom support itself wasn’t a big problem, but I did run into a problem implementing some of the more common techniques to save some bandwidth. The result is a tool to check if your own […]