Archive for: November, 2017

PHP-FPM tuning: Using ‘pm static’ for Max Performance

Let’s take a very quick look at how best to set up PHP-FPM for high throughput, low latency, and a more stable use of CPU and memory. By default, most setups have PHP-FPM’s PM (process manager) string set to dynamic and there’s also the common advice to use ondemand if you suffer from available memory issues....

23 Development Tools for Boosting Website Performance

When dealing with performance, it’s hard to remember all the tools that might help you out during development. For that purpose, we’ve compiled a list of 23 performance tools for your reference. Some you’ll have heard of, others probably not. Some have been covered in detail in our performance month, ...

Decorative WebGL Backgrounds

Today we are going to explore some original and experimental backgrounds generated using WebGL. The main idea is to show interesting animated shapes as decorative page backgrounds, some having subtle interactivity. All the demos are made with the Three.js WebGL library to create the various shapes, and the animati...

10 Useful Git Tips

In this tutorial we share with you a collection of tips that will help you manage your git repositories. Continue reading on Tutorialzine. ...

WrapKit: This Powerful Bootstrap 4 UI Kit Boosts Your Web Projects

WrapKit is a freshly released UI kit based on the brand-new Bootstrap 4 and built to enhance it. If you’re a Bootstrapper you will want to have this. Bootstrap Enhanced: WrapKit is Features Galore WrapKit by WrapPixel is a full-blown UI kit with loads of individual elements. Should you be looking for page templat...

Case Study: Optimizing CommonMark Markdown Parser with Blackfire.io

As you may know, I am the author and maintainer of the PHP League‘s CommonMark Markdown parser. This project has three primary goals: fully support the entire CommonMark spec match the behavior of the JS reference implementation be well-written and super-extensible so that others can add their own functionality....

How to Optimize Docker-based CI Runners with Shared Package Caches

At Unleashed Technologies we use Gitlab CI with Docker runners for our continuous integration testing. We’ve put significant effort into speeding up the build execution speeds. One of the optimizations we made was to share a cache volume across all the CI jobs, allowing them to share files like package download c...

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How to Optimize SQL Queries for Faster Sites

This article was originally published on the Delicious Brains blog, and is republished here with permission. You know that a fast site == happier users, improved ranking from Google, and increased conversions. Maybe you even think your WordPress site is as fast as it can be: you’ve looked at site performance, fro...

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