Response headers

One thing that you need to decide when creating a site is what response headers to send when someone requests your page.  There are also a couple of different ways of sending them. Using .htaccess <IfModule mod_headers.c>   Header set Connection keep-alive </IfModule> Using PHP code header(“Connection: keep-alive”); So what headers am I setting on my…

Making WCG Online secure

I’m going to talk about one of my projects – WCG Online.  This project has been online for a couple of years, and it’s designed to give you, a valued member of the World Community Grid community, access to some more detailed statistics, as well as some lovely pretty graphs.  I’m hoping to add more functionality…

www. is not deprecated

Initially one of the things that I really liked about choosing my new website URL was that http://rik.onl looked so nice and short.  However, I stumbled across a blog post written by Troy Hunt which covers how he created his new blog, and it points to a website called www. is not deprecated. Having read his blog post and the site in…

Website launch

It’s way beyond time that I had my own website, on which to host my own projects.  Whilst working on this, I’ve been researching and making decisions, and learning new skills along the way.  So I’ve decided to create a new blog, documenting some of this as I go, mostly for my own benefit looking…