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Enabling Performance Monitoring for MariaDB and MySQL

Enabling performance monitoring for MariaDB and MySQL works the same way. Performance monitoring for databases is beneficial when you have records in the hundreds of thousands using complex joins. It also helps when you want to do essential performance monitoring overall. In the past, you could use general_log, log_slow_queries and SHOW PROFILES. Since MySQL 5.5 […]

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Podcasts 101: Learn How to Do Your First Podcast

The session itself will be on Podcasting. Luckily I have no shortage of stories when it come to the topic. I have had the honer of podcasting for a little over two years now. The first podcast I have been involved with is called “The Web Weekly” and the second is the “SitePoint Podcast”. From […]


Optimizing large font files for @font-face

@font-face font optimization has been to my mind recently. Due to the CSS Off that Unmatched Style is hosting if I’m forced to be honest. Now you may be wondering what I mean by font optimization for @font-face. In this I mean the reduction of the font file size. For example. Let’s say you have […]

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IE seeping content link overlap CSS fix

Totally fired up about this one. I have not seen this Internet Explorer bug in a while so it was fun to fix. This absolute positioning error affects IE7 and IE8 for sure, and my guess is that it affects IE6 as well; and, we can and should all pray IE9 fixed this. Basically the […]

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Web Fonts: Foundries Evolved

The road block It has been long hoped that fonts could one day be embedded on web pages accessibly. That time is now! Contrary to common belief, font embedding has been around for a long time. In 1996 the W3C chartered its first font working group and developed WebFonts (‘@font-face’). However, its implementation has been […]