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Today, I received my new Mac Pro and I’m about to move all software from my aging PowerMac G5 to this new machine. As I’d like to make a clean install of everything, I’m downloading all the latest versions of the software I use regularly. This is especially necessary as I’m moving from the PowerPC (G5 2x 2.5 GHz) processor to the new Intel Nehalem processor family (2x 2.66GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon) and thus I need to update my applications to the Intel/Universal versions.

Here is a brief overview of the software which should come in handy for most Mac users. These programs increase your productivity and enhance the basic Mac OS X system to provide more features. Read the rest of this entry »

When you run a popular web site, you should think about how to increase the speed to deliver the content to your readers. This is where Content Delivery Networks (CDN) come in. These systems deliver the content from the nearest server, thus reducing the latency to retrieve additional HTTP objects. Read the rest of this entry »

So, you’ve got a web site and wonder how you can improve the load times of your web pages. In recent weeks, we’ve played around with a variety of techniques to optimize web pages for our clients and our own projects.

First, you should run a few analysis on your web page to make sure that the HTML and CSS syntax is correct and that all URLs can be found. Read the rest of this entry »

ADSL SpeedTest

Author: Joe Savelberg 06.01.2009

Run this speed test to find out how fast your Internet connection is…
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The WordPress Theme Generator allows you to quickly generate a new theme for your WordPress blog. It creates XHTML compliant files (css/php) for your site. It’s worth checking out if you need a new design for your site.