How does magento full page cache work
Sep22

How does magento full page cache work

Let’s decipher Magento full page cache and see how it works We are going to try to explain how Magento full page cache works by looking at the code, it’d be cool if we’d have talked with some of the folks at Magento to get a better information but hey you should always trust xdebug over humans’ words, right? Our approach is very simple, look at the workflow and try to translate it into words. So we are doing...

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Working with Stunnel, Varnish, Nginx and Node.js
Sep22

Working with Stunnel, Varnish, Nginx and Node.js

Let’s have some fun working with Stunnel, Varnish, Nginx and Node.js with socket.io Overview Use Vagrant Install Packages Configure Stunnel Configure Varnish Configure Nginx Restart services Conclusion Overview At one point I was thinking we could use node.js to serve static content, an engineered solution for a simple problem. Because as we have done in the past we can implement full page caching with nginx very easy and...

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Git for ages 4 and up
Sep19

Git for ages 4 and up

Best darn way to understand git Here is a great branching tutorial. I hope this helped you get your git-fu ready for a black belt challenge in Magento land!!! Happy coding! VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 0.0/10 (0 votes cast)VN:F [1.9.22_1171]Rating: 0 (from 0...

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High performance with parallel programming
Sep12

High performance with parallel programming

You know parallel programming is awesome Why? I am glad you asked, let’s start by looking how Wikipedia defines parallel programming: Parallel computing is a form of computation in which many calculations are carried out simultaneously, operating on the principle that large problems can often be divided into smaller ones, which are then solved concurrently (“in parallel”). There are several different forms of...

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PHP offloading: Clone a website with wget
Sep08

PHP offloading: Clone a website with wget

Want to clone a website? With great power come great responsibility and this time is no even a funny joke. Simplicity is the best way to fix any problem and going back to our roots never hurts. Remember when all sites used to be static but it became such a pain to do anything fun? The solution was to migrate to server-side technologies that in turn became a challenge to optimize and efficiently serve content to the masses. So the...

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