Quick Post via Twitter: I’ve published issue 068 of my #newsletter covering: an awesome #PHP #Benchmarking site and the magic of https://t.co/r74zSFYHWJ – https://t.co/vUWffIsP6u #qp #WebPageLoading #Preload

I’ve published issue 068 of my #newsletter covering: an awesome #PHP #Benchmarking site and the magic of https://t.co/r74zSFYHWJhttps://t.co/vUWffIsP6u

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#WebPageLoading
#Preload

The eli4d Gazette – Issue 068: An Excellent PHP Benchmarks Site and the Magic of Instant.page

PHP Benchmarks Site

I came across this PHP Benchmark site which is cool in terms of framework, template engines, and PHP version comparisons. Of course, benchmarking is just one item of comparison, and there are many somewhat more important factors in choosing and learning a framework/template language like:

  1. How well do you know the language?
  2. How much have you studied the framework/template engine?
  3. How many projects have you deployed with a particular framework?

That last point is very critical. The more projects (personal, work, etc…) the more you know the framework, and the more quickly you can deploy an idea or a solution to a problem. Of course, the other side of knowing something well is tending to use it as a solution for everything (the Masslow’s hammer problem).

Note: I came across this benchmarking site while reading “Moving from Go to PHP again” via this Hacker News post.

Instant.page magic by preloading a page right before a user clicks it

I came across this page (https://instant.page/) through the fantastic Post Status club Slack workspace. I haven’t had a chance to play with this, but it seems pretty amazing that a 1 line addition to your HTML can potentially bring a significant increase in speed due to the link/hover behavior of users.

The technical details page provides information about this approach. Caveat emptor of course but it does seem pretty neat.


Thoughts? Feedback? Let me know: @eli4d on Twitter


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Interesting focus of @freshbooks on #customer proximity via #email, #phone,#twitter & #inPerson

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#SaaS
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Mike McDerment and #Freshbooks — @howibuilt https://t.co/owHUcLQkJX https://t.co/O35zDI3cO5

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First half of the episode covers a neat conversation with @xiehan about the reality & approach of creating @NPR #app for @amazon #alexa & @google #HoneAssistant

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#AWSLambda
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Nice @changelog episode about @sveltejs & the problems that it solves including #CSS handling.

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A #UI #framework without the framework (The Changelog 332) — #ChangelogMasterFeed https://t.co/v6V7Uj0t52 https://t.co/2IJCsckM4r

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(From the excellent @post_status newsletter) Interesting #devops product from @dliciousbrains for #WordPress server creation through use of something like @digitalocean or @linode:

https://t.co/Cy7Xd1iM5h

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