Year: 2009

I’ve previously shown you why you may want to put some tasks through a queuing system, what sort of jobs you could define, plus how to keep a worker process running for as long as you would like (but still …

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I’m taking a slight diversion now, to show you how the main worker processor runs. There are two parts to it – the actual worker, written in PHP, and the script that keeps running it. For testing with return from …

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The use of Beanstalkd as a queueing system What is an asynchronous queue The classic wikipedia quote (Message queue) In computer science, message queues and mailboxes are software-engineering components used for interprocess communication, or for inter-thread communication within the same …

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Phew. That would have been embarrassing if I’d not passed my ZCE on Thursday afternoon (Jun 4th, 2009).

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Just a quick note on what is going to be posted in the next few weeks – I’ve got a few significant pieces in mind for various topics – including: Doing the work elsewhere – asynchronous queues This is going …

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Back at the PHP London Conference at the end of February, iBuildings was offering a little test, with prize for people that could do well answering the sort of questions that are on the ZCE exam. Never one to turn …

I laugh at your ZCE exam prep tests #2 Read More »

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