#performance

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6 Tips to Build Fast Web Applications (Php Dublin March 2016 Talk)

Following one of my previous posts about performance in web applications , yesterday night I had the chance to give a related talk at the Php Dublin user group . My talk was preceded by a great talk (and demo) by Ricardo Melo ( @rjsmelo ) called Docker and Php, a practical use case . If you are interested in the topic, be sure to check it out! It was a great night, I learned a lot and I had a lot of fun, so thank you to everyone involved. If you are interested in having a look at the slides, here they…

6 Rules of thumb to build blazing fast web server applications

In this post I will try to highlight some of the most common principles that you have to take under consideration when you want to achieve a great level of performance while building a web application (specifically on the backend part). I believe the concepts discussed here can be applied to any language and framework even if, due to my specific experience, I will mention some examples, design patterns, conventions and tools that are mostly used in the PHP world. You can read this article in other languages…