Although WordPress is one of the most complete and easy to use of blogging platforms out there, we all know that it is far from being the fastest and most optimized solution out of the box. Maybe due to the fact that WordPress was built with usability in mind, rather than performance.
Since nowadays, speed and performance are kings when it comes to SEO and user engagement (search for “page load time impact” on google, just don’t try to read everything because you will be overwhelmed), I decided to take a look on how to speed up my blog. Turns out that, with the right set of plugins and tools, it actually pretty easy to achieve a decent amount of performance improvement. In my case around 300% faster.
The version 5.4 of Laravel PHP Framework was released this week and it’s full of interesting new features and improvements. Although we are already used to the constant innovation of this framework, 5.4 is one of the most interesting releases we have ever seen.
TL;TR (Too Long To Read?)
If this article id too long for you, jump to the end and check the infographic, video and apps about the Pomodoro Technique. It will be enough to get you familiar with it.
But if you want to know more about the “why” behind this technique and how it can help you with your procrastination, then continue reading 😉
What is The Pomodoro Technique?
The Pomodoro Technique is a powerful time management tool that helps you beat procrastination by staying focus and less burned out during your work periods.
I guess I am not the only one who has one or more RSS collection on which I don’t want to read all the news. Only scroll through and check if something interesting catches my attention.
Those are the perfect collections for me to check while I am eating or just taking my break near the computer. Even more perfect if I don’t have to click for the news to change!
Trying to analyze the current state of your startup and prepare it to handle the possible troubles, that the future will bring, is not always an easy task. But there are a few resources that can help you do that. One of them is the Startup Technical Due Diligence Calculator, by Point Nine Capital.
This technical calculator consists on a series of questions that will help you identify the current technical state of your startup. And possibly identify a few red flags that could become a bigger problem in the future.