Monthly Archives: December 2010

A little cache to grease the wheels?

Today’s lesson: Implement a caching system to improve performance on slow, data-heavy pages — but only if they don’t change too often. I felt that some pages were slow on one of my major web sites. I had already done … Continue reading

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Spell “UTF-8” correctly or IE and jQuery will cry

Today’s lesson: When setting character encoding to UTF-8 for your web site, be sure to specify character encoding for ajax calls, and make sure the character set is spelled “UTF-8”. If you don’t, jQuery’s various AJAX features may fail on … Continue reading

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