PHP sessions with memcache

Using sessions is quite common nowadays, whether just for keeping the user login state on the site or keeping the data of few pages form – the session always comes in handy. Moreover, the sessions are enabled by default in most of the PHP installations and work out of the box in 99.99% of the

Simple and effective caching in PHP

With so many available frameworks and libraries, creating dynamic websites in PHP is the natural choice for many developers nowadays. Finding hosting for the site is not a problem as well – there are many cheap shared hosting providers around the web. However, sooner or later you are usually running into performance related issues –

ElasticFox on Firefox 8 and 9

Those of you that have been using the Amazon Web Services have likely stumbled up on one great Firefox extension – ElasticFox – with which you can mange your Amazon EC2 account,  launch new instances and so on. All this is great, except for the fact that the latest version of this extension is for