High Performance Articles

Simplify Your PHP Deployment Needs with Deployer

Simplify Your PHP Deployment Needs with Deployer

April 3, 2015

Choice can be a good thing, but often too much choice is worse than too little. You risk becoming overwhelmed, confused, even paralyzed. Come learn about the simplest deployment tool for PHP.

Why We Have To Restart the Mantra of High Performance Applications

Why We Have To Restart the Mantra of High Performance Applications

April 3, 2015

There was a time when it was normal to expect that your application would be as highly performant as possible. But over the last decade or so, with the advent of cheap hardware, applications have become larger and more capable, yet demand ever more resources than they once did. Sure, they give us more, but at what cost? Today, filtered through the lens of one of the tougher programming concepts, regular expressions, I consider the partly lost art of efficient programming, the potential reasons for and against, as well as excuses people make for avoiding doing what they should.