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Showing posts from March, 2007

Speed up your pages

Jake's running a week-long "Speed Week" on how to speed up page loads in Domino (and in general) over at Codestore. Monday - Analyse Your Page Tuesday - Limit Use of Images Wednesday - Combining Resources


Seth Godin has a good post on Sheepwalking . "I define "sheepwalking" as the outcome of hiring people who have been raised to be obedient and giving them a braindead job and enough fear to keep them in line." I think we've all worked with someone like that...

Neat tool from IBM

IBM has released a web page timer program. It allows you to see how long it takes to download a webpage, and all the elements that download, as well as how long they take. Check it out.

Of Architects and Web Developers....

I came across this, thought it was cute... If Architects were Web Developers... Dear Mr. Architect: Please design and build me a house. I am not quite sure of what I need, so you should use your discretion. My house should have somewhere between two and forty-five bedrooms. Just make sure the plans are such that the bedrooms can be easily added or deleted. When you bring the blueprints to me, I will make the final decision of what I want. Also, bring me the cost breakdown for each configuration so that I can arbitrarily pick one. Keep in mind that the house I ultimately choosemust cost less than the one I am currently living in. Make sure, however, that you correct all the deficiencies that exist in my current house (the floor of my kitchen vibrates when I walk across it, and the walls don't have nearly enough insulation in them). As you design, also keep in mind that I want to keep yearly maintenance costs as low as possible. This should mean the incorporation of extra-cost