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AMP theme for Twig and Symfony

AMP, the Accelerated Mobile Pages is an alternative markup to traditional HTML. Released in October 2015, the technology continues to gain popularity. In 2018 content driven sites should definitely look into integrating AMP markup views for optimal load times an...

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Benchmarking HTTP/2

Developers often need to do some throughput testing to test performance of the web services and REST APIs they use. In this space developer still continue to rely on older tools like Siege and Apache Bench - even if they don't use the Apache HTTP server itself.  Some more contemporary options are...

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React SSR Benchmarks on Node.js

React can be rendered on in the Browsers DOM, but also on the server using ReactDOMServer, a library that emulates the DOM in the popular Node.js environment. This can be used to improve first load performance, but the process of rendering React is not simple compared to traditional string based te...

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WordPress Calypso and GraphQL

GraphQL is a communication protocol that allows web applications to communicate. It is similar to the much hyped REST APIs, but is more uniform and thus more universal. This makes GraphQL usable across CMS products. Which takes us to the gamble that WordPress and the Automattic corporation behind it...

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Mossack Fonseca trusted WordPress

An incredibly large number of WordPress sites run a large parts of the web. From one hobby blogs to code boutiques to enterprise blogs, everyone is running an own copy of this popular Open Source blogging platform turned Content Management System. The problem with WordPress is not that it’s in...

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State of the WordPress REST API

There are two key “components” to the API: the infrastructure that makes it possible to register endpoints and define their behaviours, and the core endpoints which leverage the infrastructure bits to create RESTful endpoints that let you read/write/manipulate WordPress features like...

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Data Journalism CMS Requirements

Content Management Systems are tools for publishing created content online. With the rise of rise of Data Journalism there is an increasing need to provide content creators with the tools to merge content and data. Below are some opinions on what those requirements should be for a good Data Journal...

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Drupal 8 is slower?

One of the advertised key selling points of Drupal 8 is speed. But according to some numbers it seems like the Drupal 7 is actually quite a bit faster than the latest iteration: This probably ties into the large architectural changes in Drupal 8 to that aim to modernise the legacy application. Of...

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Alternatives to WordPress

WordPress is a juggernaut of the internet. It all kinds of web sites, ranging from blogs to complex business critical web applications. Matt Mullenweg, the founding father of the project imagines WordPress as being an Operating System of the Internet. So WordPress is everywhere, powering smartphone...

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Amazon hiring in Finland

In August 2017 it was rumored that Amazon would be hiring in Finland. And indeed a year later the company is actively seeking employees for it's Lab126 division in Espoo. The move comes following other technology giants like Zalando and Zynga, who have set up te...

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