I took some pictures of the random adventures of the Laughing Squid team (Hosting team as well as the Blogging team) on our annual meetup. This year it took place in Manhattan, New York. We always have an awesome time when the whole team is together (Especially when I am forcing everyone into taking Pickleback’s) since most of our days are spent communicating via Slack and only get to see one another on these rare occasions. Already getting excited about the next time we all get together again.
I was running sd3labs through webpagetest.org and noticed that the Time To First Byte was causing for a low score. While there has been some debate about how Time To First Byte is considered meaningless, I decided to see what I could do to improve on it just in case it really does hold some value. [Read more…] about Decreasing Time To First Byte
I just got back from my trip to New York, it was supposed to be a Thursday to Sunday type of trip…. it got pushed to Monday though due to Hurricane Irene which was moving up the coast. Due to this my flight and trip were changed a bit. While it wasn’t a total loss it still screwed things up including changing my flight a day later than it should have been. It sucked that the city was about 98% shutdown so it left little to do bedsides sit in my hotel room and drink away the storm outside my window that was starting to take place. [Read more…] about NYC and Hurricanes