Category Archives: Web Development


The JavaScript Programming Language

Someone posted these links in a resources thread in one of the programming forums I contribute to. It’s basically a presentation by Yahoo! JavaScript Architect Douglas Crockford – it’s a couple of years old, but it’s all still pretty much accurate. It’s a must-see for anyone who doesn’t know much about JavaScript, or more importantly, […]


Mod rewrite URL with 2 question marks?

A colleague asked me for some help with a few RewriteRules in his .htaccess today. One of the links he was trying to rewrite was unusual in the fact that is had 2 question marks “?” in it. Let’s say the url looked like:’t-know?’t-know? and you wanted to rewrite that to: You might […]


Best Practices for Speeding Up Your Website

I’ve been watching/listening to October 07’s FOWA presentations and the latest one I’ve heard – by Yahoo’s Steve Souders – struck me as worth a quick look. Who wouldn’t want to speed up their websites? Steve describes 14 rules that make up a ‘best practices for speeding up your website’: And there’s also a […]