How often have you seen code use a loop variable “i” like this?
United States invites hackers – code for your country
The White House announced today that it will kick off a “National Day of Civic Hacking” on June 1 and 2 (2013) and is inviting those with tech know-how to use their coding skills to improve communities across the country. Participating government agencies will give hackers access to public data along with coding challenges that…
Google’s open source Apache HTTP module (mod_pagespeed) to speed up web page serving comes out of beta
Two years and 18 releases later, Google has removed the beta designation from mod_pagespeed, the open source Apache HTTP module that speeds up web pages using filters to enhance pages by re-writing the page resources served. It is already in use at more than 120,000 sites including EdgeHost, GoDaddy and DreamHost hosting providers.
Google introduces Tag Manager to speed up pages and free Webmasters from burden of maintaining tags
Modern marketing tools, such as web analytics, conversion tracking, remarketing, and advertising services, often depend on adding “tags” to your website. To make the process of maintaining pages that contain tags a little easier, Google has rolled out its new Tag Manager service giving webmasters the ability to consolidate tags in websites with just a…
Google stands by its Don’t Be Evil mantra and shows other companies how it should be done
Google stands by its “don’t be evil” motto and shows other corporations how it should be done. Today Google donated $20,000 to the open-source Eclipse development platform (Eclipse is an open-source programming IDE popular with Java and Android developers). Eclipse was forced to shut down their performance testing piece of Eclipse in versions 3.8 and…