Category Archives: Chat

PHP Atomic File Locks

Still staying away from my WordPress look and taking on a PHP topic.

Welcome to the world of caching, you need to write something to a file, you need something else to access it, but things go wrong if lots of processes all try writing to the same file. Continue reading

Schema.org – SEO

Time to move away from all the WordPress talk and move on to look at an upcoming SEO topic.

What is Schema.org

It is a format for microdata devised as a collaborative effort by multiple companies, including Google, Bing, Yahoo and Microsoft.  A representative from Microsoft mentioned that when such competing companies get together to create something, then you know it’s going to be big!  This is all too true as it is not just a microdata format devised by a group of industry professionals creating a standard, it is devised by the companies who will be implementing it and using it to enhance search results which is the optimal end-game. Continue reading

So, what to talk about

Well the brilliant suggestions I’ve received so far include:

Jupiter?
Existential debates about existence and mortality?
Or perhaps pangalactic barbleblasters?

Leo

Now however exciting these sound, even I would love to read about them hence I think they may not be my area of specialty so I guess we’ll have to excitedly await for Leo’s blog to appear and address these issues!

As for this I for may have to stick with things I can talk about, so how about some WordPress black magic and I guess some other assorted web related stuff may pop up round here too.  May even see some CDN discussion and an insight into automating WordPress content which is a lovely idea as it saves me having to sit around all day writing posts!