This is the blog of Adam Kalsey. Unusual depth and complexity. Rich, full body with a hint of nutty earthiness.
Is an API really needed?
Could your web site become your next API?
LiveJournal Power-loss post-mortem
A detailed account of real-world disaster recovery at LiveJournal.
What happens if someone visits wwe.yoursite.com? Or doesn’t add the www? Will they still find your site?
A short Perl program to automatically add alt text to every image tag on a site.
How well will your servers stand up to the truly unexpected
Optimizing your RSS feed
How to reduce your bandwidth expenses by optimizing your RSS feed.
URIs are forever
Once you put a document online, links will point to that address forever.
An automated way for machines to find and process your blogroll would benefit applications like Feedster as well as making it easier for tools to find related weblogs.
Telephone services are very reliable and broadband is not. Think carefully before switching your telephone service to run over your cable modem.
If you’re going to provide an RSS feed, make it worthwhile.
How to ban someone from requesting a Web page and give them alternate content instead.
Aggregators are misusing the http referrer header to identify themselves.
Letting people see your products in every available color combination is a good idea. Just make sure that you’re showing the right colors.
Product reviews need to provide more complete product information.