My old computer serves as a nice power saving home server for Home Assistant, Nextcloud and some other services. Details will be covered another time. I was cleaning up some Nextcloud directories and found an ugly bug that somehow led to Nextcloud deleting nearly all of the 2 GBs of data. That was the perfect […]
That’s a funny name for a very nice tool. It spawns a number of EC2 instances in region US-East-1 and starts load testing a predefined URL with Apachebench. All you need is: A EC2 account A Keypair, stored under ~/.ssh/keypair.pem An availability zone “public” with SSH access allowed Install the tool with
pip install beeswithmachineguns
and start […]
Today’s post is all about performance testing websites. PhantomJS is doing a great job here. AngularJS – Perceived Performance: In a traditional page, measuring the page performance is quite easy; a request is made, the server responds with some HTML and the browser renders it. Done. In a Single Page Application, things get trickier. YSlow […]
HTTP/2.0 — The IETF is Phoning It In: Good article about the issues with the HTTP/2.0 spec. HOWTO setup your very own Jabber server…: Nice howto. I am also reachable via Jabber now 🙂 Hyperfox – HTTP and HTTPs Recording: MITM-Proxy for HTTP debugging. Hyperfox is capable of forging SSL certificates on the fly using […]
Microsoft .NET supplies a WebBrowserControl that can be used to integrate web browser functionality into a windows application. During the last days I learned some weird stuff about this component, especially regarding user agent HTTP headers.