WordPress OSX nginx MySQL PHP (WONMP)

This is an overview of my local nginx server setup. If you just want to get up and running quickly, using the built in web server on OS X Lion or even MacPorts or HomeBrew is probably a better idea for you. I’ve installed from source so that I can mess around with all the […]

9 Effective Ways to Tune Your MySQL Performance

Often, web developers turned database designers begin their coding endeavors by picking up whatever snippets are printed in the O’reilly title at hand or whatever Google throws their way. Building a database-driven website is easy. Making it fast is not. A little attention to schema, indexes, query optimization, and benchmarking could give your app the […]

MySQL Connection Class

This is a simple mysql connection class that I’ve been using. I follow Jay Pipes advice about lazy loading from this post. Here are the files in text. includes/database.inc.php (txt) includes/db.php (txt) dbtest.php (txt)