Optimization Archive

Graceful Degradation vs Progressive Enhancement

There are many ways to approach optimal browser support. For example, you can use very basic CSS and HTML with as little bells-and-whistles as possible. This helps ensure the same experience across all browsers (for better or for worse). What if you could support all browsers, as well as have nice effects? That’s right, you

CloudFlare – The CDN That Saves Your Server!

Recently, I had encountered a bit of a “situation”. At one of the companies I work with, we have a VPS server that was getting a TON of HTTP traffic. One website (alone) was sometimes even receiving over 1 million GET requests in a single day. Unfortunately, the “little server that could”, could no longer