Month: December 2005


The ‘performance tweak’ has had to be rolled back – I can’t get the other areas of the code to retro fit without spending considerable effort and that effort is probably better spent on getting the new version out the door – one day… As such, everything should be back to how it was yesterday …

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Performance Improvement – Possible Side Effects

I have discovered an area of the DearDiary code that is hopelessly inefficient, and that is the area that generates the diary Indexes – that’s to say, either the calendar listing or the ‘long listing’ of your entries. To cut a long story hopefully somewhat shorter, the code would ask for ALL entry data from …

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Impromptu Outage

Hello all, I hope you all had a great Christmas – we certainly enjoyed the break and are looking forward to 2006, which promises to be an exciting year for DearDiary.Net so far! We had a small outage today where I discovered some indexes (or should that be indices?) on the database that were never …

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Email Posts – Example

Below is an example screenshot of how to post using the e-mail posting mechanism, which hopefully explains things significantly better than I could hope to with words 🙂