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MVC Sucks

MVC, or Model-View-Controller, is an old concept that has gained traction in the developer community in the last few years. The idea is instead of writing¬†spaghetti, follow a general separation of duties, where one element defines the data (the Model), one presents the data (the View), and one logic store interacts with the user, the […]

Fixing GoDaddy MySql Performance, Part I

Almost everyone who owns a website starts out on GoDaddy and quickly learns to move to another host. Apparently I’m just thick.¬† I still have some stuff with GoDaddy, including my family’s site, this blog, and some of my apps that my company hosts for clients. I’ve got an interesting performance problem this time and […]