Nginx 'server_name' Directive

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On The Importance of Wildcard Sub-Domains and 'default_server'

I am a fan of Nginx, both as a reverse-proxy and a webserver. It is generally easy to configure, maintain, and use. In additon, it provides better performance (in some applications) and lower memory and CPU usage (in all applications), than Apache HTTPD. However, setting up a wildcard sub-domain for every domain is important to keep 'odd' redirect behavior to a minimum.

What Is SEO?

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It seems like a simple enough question, but the answer is far reaching. Are you ready for it? Then dive in!

Quiz Module + Bonus Sci-Fi Quiz!

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I've been busy working on a new Quiz module, written in PHP and the SilverStripe platform. Stay tuned for a bonus Sci-Fi Quiz after the explanation.

Your First C Program

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Practically, all modern languages descend from C, and thus use most of C's principles and basic structures. C is a perfect place to start learning about basic programming. C can be a launching platform for both more advanced C (like embedded operating systems), or, more likely, object oriented languages like C++ and Objective-C.

New VPS (massive outage)

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Just got everything setup after my oh 60 hours or so of downtime. Why the downtime? ...

Maximum Width Text

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Ever come across an element where you wished that an automatically wrapping element, like an h1, would automatically change its font-size property to accommodate a certain width? I've got some CSS and Javascript for you.

Primitive Data Types

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The Primitive Data Types are data types that are used in every day in programming and usually correspond to the most basic building blocks of all the other Objects or data types you will be programming with down the road.