There’s Something about FITC Toronto…

On the days of April 23rd to April 25th, 2012, I attended a few various sessions at FITC Toronto. At the time the amount of information I was consuming was a little bit of overload. However, now that things have sunk in, I’d like to reflect upon it. HTML5 Gaming One of my primary goals […]

Queueing With Zend Queue and MemcacheQ

I was bored last night so I thought I’d enhance one of my applications with a little bit of Queueing. (And for the record both Queueing and Queuing are valid spellings depending on your locale) The concept is fairly straight forward. Normally when a web application runs, it runs in a linear pattern. It starts, […]

Tell Your Redirector How to Do It’s Job

There’s a big difference between a redirect that uses a 301 and a 302 code on a website. If you don’t know the difference, you should find out. 301 says “This stuff has moved permanently and you shouldn’t come here anymore.” 302 says “You just need to go here, but this place will still answer […]

Don’t Trust Facebook’s Photo Privacy At All

You constantly hear about things happening to people because of things on facebook.  Mostly pictures and how certain people who probably shouldn’t be able to see them somehow managed to see them. And it goes sort of like this.  I have a photo album called ‘Pets’ and this album on Facebook.  This album has the […]

Some Thoughts on MVC, Bad Design and Confusion

I was reading a post over here about why the ActionStack in Zend Framework is evil.  And I agree. I’ve used ActionStack before in a few older ZF sites (where better alternatives weren’t ready or I just didn’t know about them) but now as the framework has progressed there are many better alternatives to get […]