Category Archives: PHP/MySQL

Apache2/MySQL on Ubuntu Configuration

Once you’ve installed apache2 and mysql on your server, you might want to try these configuration changes to make it perform a bit better: In /etc/mysql/my.cnf

And in Apache2’s config, /etc/apache2/apache2.conf, find the section for MPM prefork if yo … Continue reading

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Spree Commerce, eBay Trading API, and the eBay Accelerator Toolkit from Intradesys EbatNs

In this bit, I talk about using the EbatNs SDK for the eBay Trading API, to list items from your Spree Commerce store, or really any rails application. Filled with production code examples from an honest to god real live and working spree site that interfaces with the eBay trading API to Add, Revise, and End items, on ebay when they sell in your store, or on your store when they sell on eBay. Continue reading

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SOAP APIs R Klunky or How to waste bandwidth for no good reason

The fact that SOAP is still around is, to be honest, absolutely beyond my comprehension. No serious effort seems to have been put into something like JSONRPC. Still, when it comes to some API calls, SOAP is pretty darn good, … Continue reading

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