I know that there is a LOT of news about SolarWindws getting hacked. It doesn’t give me a TON of confidence when the companies are raising their hands to say ‘We Have Been Clean Since June’. Being clean since June still doesn’t excuse JACK SHIT, and then there are people in the news that blatantly… Continue reading Most Important Questions from the Solarwinds Recent Hacks
A pause for a tribute to MySpace
Someday, we will write a tribute to MySpace. It was a pioneer and a monolith. That system taught more people about HTML than any other system of all time. That website deserves a Gold Star, for encouraging people to build and beautify their home page. You could customize to their hearts content. It was what… Continue reading A pause for a tribute to MySpace
My #1 Favorite Website Monitoring Tool
Now in the spirit of sharing good cheer to our friends and partners in need, I have to take a minute to say a big THANK YOU to the services offered by Pingdom over the years. I’m always recommending to people that they sign up for your website monitoring plans, but I’m never making much… Continue reading My #1 Favorite Website Monitoring Tool
The Golden Rule About Website Performance (#1 and #2)
In my estimation, about 70 percent of performance optimizations are a waste of time and effort. In the web hosting market, I constantly see a race to the bottom. A race to provide LESS RESOURCES on a shared hosting experience, and to provide subpar tech support at troubleshooting the problem. When does a performance problem… Continue reading The Golden Rule About Website Performance (#1 and #2)
What is Setup / Do / Review?
At a job working for a large software company a few years back, we had theory called ‘Setup, Do, Review’. This is one of my favorite ways of calculating a schedule, because it means we only have to work HALF as many hours, and we literally get twice as much done. This was a yardstick… Continue reading What is Setup / Do / Review?
Our Story part 17
We think that the most value comes through teaching people to be able to eventually write some of their own content. It’s not the right option for everyone, but for some people we see that as being the most efficient way to make sure that your website always has current content, and the fresher that… Continue reading Our Story part 17