Opinion

What being a foster parent is really like

I wrote this many months ago but never published it.  It’s a bit of a rant and I apologize for that.  To be honest I don’t really know why I’m publishing it.  Maybe it’s cathartic (the emotional definition, not the medical definition).  These are some things that I’ve wanted to say for a long while.Continue Reading “What being a foster parent is really like”

Magento Opinion Questions

Why is FastCGI /w Nginx so much faster than Apache /w mod_php?

I have a new post on using Jetty with PHP-FPM that, if you think this is interesting, you should check that one out. (this post has a sister post on Apache’s event MPM compared to Nginx) I was originally going to write a blog post about why NginX with FastCGI was faster than Apache with mod_php.Continue Reading “Why is FastCGI /w Nginx so much faster than Apache /w mod_php?”

Opinion

Phonegap and Bootstrap not lovers?

Just a quick post.  I’ve been doing some work with Phonegap over the past week, really liking where I was going.  One of the reasons was because I was using the Twitter Bootstrap components which was making my stuff look not horrible.  Most of the pages were doing OK.  While their were definitely slower thanContinue Reading “Phonegap and Bootstrap not lovers?”