There are several ways to improve the performance of a web site. One of them is HTTP compression. Moreover, compressing the web server responses can save tons of bandwidth without adding any significant amount of extra CPU load on the server. Two of the most common compression algorithms used in HTTP are gzip and deflate. [...]
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I just discovered the Read-It-Later addon for the Firefox browser. This is one of the most fantastic plugins I’ve seen in a while. From what I see, there have been about 4 million downloads already. This means I am too late, but as they say “better late than never“! This extension makes it possible to [...]
Sizing text for the screen using ems in your Cascading Style Sheet (CSS) can be a problem, if you are not a web designer and have never spent any time reading about the differences between the various units that can be used to measure text size, especially pixels (px) and ems (em) which are the [...]