Analyze Your Disk Space

I recently ran out of disk space and wanted to find out for sure what would be the biggest bang-for-the-buck to archive onto an external drive.  Came across TreeSize.  It has a free option and some paid options.  The free option seems to be sufficient for my needs.  Choose a folder and get metrics in…

Benchmarks on WAMP 2.5

WAMPServer is the tool that I use to develop websites locally.  It is made up of three distinct technologies – Apache, MySQL, and PHP. I recently upgraded from WAMP 2.4 (Apache 2.4.4, MySQL 5.6.12, PHP 5.4.12) to WAMP 2.5 (Apache 2.4.9, MySQL 5.6.17, PHP 5.5.12).  At the time, I was developing an application with an AJAX…

CSS Performance

As I write the styling for a new site, I want to pay careful attention to too much CSS.  As a result, I did some searching on layout times and came across a list of CSS Selector types ordered from most efficient to least efficient.  Here they are: ID, e.g. #header Class, e.g. .promo Type, e.g. div Adjacent…