So, it's been a While....

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So its been a while since I wrote there - I managed my 1 entry a week challenge what, 2 weeks?

I really want to say that I am going to pick up this blogging thing again, but that just isn't something that i can promise. I will try however.

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Bind DLZ and Postgres - Part 2

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Recently, thanks to my once again playing EVE Online, I have had the opportunity to talk to some people who deal with a lot of my interest subjects as their day job. This has allowed me to learn a lot about many different subjects.

One thing that came up recently (when I commented that my ...

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Entry a week Challenge

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So, ever since I first got into coding, and probably even before, I have had some form of website. This website has almost always featured some from of blog component. The blog component started out as being there because it was just The Done Thing (tm) for personal websites. Over the years I have posted ...

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Optimisation of Website Loads

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So Today I was linked to an article about optimising your you web server by updating your Linux kernel to make use of a larger initial congestion window.

So this lead me to wander about some simpler optimisations, something any web developer can realistically do when they deploy an application, and just how much of ...

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Internet Explorer <8 and <select>

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I have recently encountered a number of issues relating to populating <select> elements using JavaScript. The largest issue I was having was with <select> elements that were themselves created using JavaScript. In this case the elements would be un-selectable.

If you clicked on them, or tabbed to them; then they would highlight, but nothing else ...

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Bind9 DLZ - PostgreSQL style!

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Well i have recently setup Bind with PostgreSQL DLZ - that is, dynamically loaded zones - or loading zones on the fly from a PostgreSQL database.

The point of this post is more of a reminder to myself, there is plenty of information about Bind9 DLZ's out there. Especially at the official Bind DLZ site.

So ...

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