Speeding up dynamic websites via an nginx proxy

Speeding up dynamic websites via an nginx proxy Posted by Steve on Sun 25 Oct 2009 at 13:17 Tags: apache2, caching, httpd, nginx, pound, proxy Many of us are familiar with the use of Apache for hosting websites. It might not be the fastest webserv…

Dynamic, typesafe queries in JPA 2.0

The Java developer community has welcomed JPA since its introduction in 2006. The next major update of the specification — version 2.0 (JSR 317) — will be finalized later in 2009 (see Resources). One of the key features introduced in JPA 2.0 is th…

We Heart Code » Reading An Excel File With Ruby

Jump to Comments This tutorial will cover how to read (or parse) an excel file with ruby. I had to write a script to unpivot some data for a co-worker that saved him hours of time, and I got to write a ruby script, so it was a win-win. Here’s how …