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Using Amazon CloudFront to Improve Global Web Site Performance

Using Amazon CloudFront to Improve Global Web Site Performance

Neptune recently migrated a large, multilingual, international web site to Amazon CloudFront. Charlie gives a few tips he picked up along the way.

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SEO Module Launched

SEO Module Launched

One of the challenges we face at Neptune Web when optimizing a site is collecting and keeping track of the myriad of reports and integrity checks we perform. Our process involves more than just keyword positioning and page optimization. We also validate a number of on-site and off-site metrics and even review the user interface to insure a complete optimization, not just tweaking what search engines see.

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Improving Magento Checkout Performance with Large Number of Cart Rules

Improving Magento Checkout Performance with Large Number of Cart Rules

This is the fourth of a series on the Open Source e-commerce software, Magento. In this post, we show how to solve a problem we experienced with a client of ours - the cart and checkout process would get extremely slow if there are a large number of cart rules.

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Identifying Magento Performance Problems with the Magento Profiler

Identifying Magento Performance Problems with the Magento Profiler

This is the third of a series on the Open Source e-commerce software, Magento. Neptune recently launched 2 major web sites using highly customized versions of Magento. The Magento Profiler is used to identify performance problems on the server side. The Profiler can help you find PHP functions which use up too much CPU or functions with slow database queries.

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Getting Magento Enterprise Full Page Cache to work on your Store Home Page

Getting Magento Enterprise Full Page Cache to work on your Store Home Page

This is the first of a series on the Open Source e-commerce software, Magento. Neptune recently launched 2 major web sites using highly customized versions of Magento. This article explains how to get the Magento Full Page Cache (from Enterprise version) for the home page of your store/site.

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How PCI Compliance and MA Data Standards are Affecting Web Developers in Massachusetts

How PCI Compliance and MA Data Standards are Affecting Web Developers in Massachusetts

There are two important standards which web developers and their clients in Massachusetts need to know about. They are: Massachusetts 201 CMR 17.00 and PCI Compliance.

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iPhone and Future of Mobile Web Application Development

iPhone and Future of Mobile Web Application Development

Charlie talks about his experience developing an application for the desktop vs. mobile, and explains why iPhone/AppStore may not be the dominant platform for mobile web development going forward.

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HTML Search and Replace Tool

HTML Search and Replace Tool

An update to "dwreplace", a command-line, Open Source, search and replace utility for performing searching against free-form HTML files.

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What to Look for in a Multilingual CMS for your Web Site

This video shows how the Neptune Web Edit CMS enables you to work with multilingual content.

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Why I like Adobe AIR

Why I like Adobe AIR

I recently had time to experiment with Adobe's AIR technology and was very optimistic about its potential.

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