SPDY protocol available in nginx 1.4

Nginx 1.4 can now do SPDY (draft 2). It’s hiding away in a separate file¬†http://nginx.org/en/docs/http/ngx_http_spdy_module.html So what is SPDY? In a nutshell, it does multiplexing, prioritization and compression of HTTP/HTTPS requests over a single TCP/IP connection. It also enables the server to push data before requested. These enable a browser or web services client to […]

Tool of the Day: Firefox Tab Kit extension

We often need many tabs open in a browser, and horizontal tabs become unmanageable. Tab Kit allows you to have them vertically on the left, with various additional configuration choices. I opted for the tree structure, so when I open a tab from another one it’ll show up as a child to the original. I […]