.NET tool for autonomously and continuously applying load on a web server
Testing a website is a critical part of ensuring a smooth deployment process, and the issue is particularly exacerbated when you’re talking about completely replacing an already-established (and highly trafficked) website. I’ve seen notable instances in the past where a site has operated absolutely fine for a small cabal of developers, but upon deployment to thousands of requests a minute brings the web server to its knees. [read more...]
Predict your Adsense/YPN/et al. potential with this neat web tool.
If you’re a PPC publisher, using a service such as Google Adsense or the Yahoo! Partner Network, if you take it at least half seriously you’re most likely a chronic statistics addict – I know I am! But what to do when you’re up to date on today’s stats? Why, you can make some earning projections, of course – and my new tool (largely created for my own benefit) can help. [read more...]
(Well, technically DHTML. But AJAX sounds cooler)
One thing that any freelance worker or outside consultant needs is a means to track billable hours – i.e. the time spent working. Time management is a critical part of independent working, and there are a plethora of different ways of recording it – from paper sheets to fully integrated expense calculators that run the gamut. I was having trouble finding one that suited my needs – all time tracking software I’ve seen is either too difficult to use, too complex, or not free – so I decided to write my own. [read more...]