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The importance of server-side caching

Yes! I know! Another caching post! But caching is very, very important! With that out of the way, I'd like to explain why it's so important. Not just for your h

Posted on: December 29th, 2016

Use software for what it's made, and you'll see the benefits!

You! Yes you there! Are you still using SQL queries to perform search requests in your database? How's that going for you? It's not as quick as you'd expect it

Posted on: December 22nd, 2016

IndexedDB: Caching your data on the client-side

A few months ago I started saving data in the browser. It wasn't for performance reason, but for functional reasons. I used LocalStorage for saving data that ne

Posted on: December 15th, 2016

What practical use can VR have for the web?

Virtual Reality is getting some exposure lately. The HTC Vive, the Oculus Rift and even the Gear VR are all trying to accomplish themselves. The Gear VR is aime

Posted on: December 8th, 2016

Building your own computer

Building your own computer? Why would you do that if you can simply buy one in the store? You'd be instantly ready to use it and you know it'll work. But you kn

Posted on: December 1st, 2016

Isomorphic JavaScript: What is it and what can I do with it?

JavaScript, a language built to work on the client, in a browser, to make a website more interactive. Use Javascript to react to user's input, send XHR requests

Posted on: November 17th, 2016

Windows or Linux?

The title of the post is a thing I'm struggling with on a daily basis. On the one hand you have Windows, an operating system series that I've been using my enti

Posted on: November 10th, 2016

The future of machine learning

Machine learning has been getting a lot of attention the last few years. Without most of us knowing it, it's been taking over our lives. Webshops, social media,

Posted on: November 3rd, 2016

Benefits of a single page application

Realtime information, partial page loads, quickly navigating to pages. Javascript has a lot to offer and is getting more and more popular. Websites aren't just

Posted on: October 27th, 2016

Researching Home Servers

Ever since I got a Raspberry Pi 2, in December 2015, I've been very interested in setting up a home server to be able to save all my files and access them from

Posted on: October 20th, 2016

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