Google ads: How to lose the wait

Someone once told me that WWW stands for World Wide Wait. But when the page is held because the browser waits for a Google Ad to come in, that’s really annoying. I didn’t want that to happen in my site. So here’s the story about how to have the page displayed first, ads later. One [...]

Why MySQL’s (SQL) DATETIME can and should be avoided

I warmly recommend reading the comments at the bottom of this page, many of which go against my point. While I still stand behind every word I said, in particular for web applications (which I believe is the vast majority of MySQL use), the comments below make some valid points, and single out cases where [...]