Linux and PHP web application support and development (Bromsgrove, UK)


And it feels like only yesterday … (17 years old!)

It doesn’t feel that long ago that we thought it was something to have got to a 9th birthday. However, now I’ve just realised Pale Purple is now at 17 years old. So, Pale Purple can now drive …. perhaps?


Speeding up subsequent SSH connections to a host

Somehow we’d not come across this little “hack” before, so perhaps others haven’t…. Anyway, rather than recreating a new TCP connection to a host, SSH can multiplex the traffic down an existing connection to that host. This results in subsequent ssh connections opening quicker. The magic stuff is – * Edit ~/.ssh/config * Add in […]


This week at Pale Purple … (July 2012)

We’ve been fairly busy this week, so I thought I’d try and summarise what’s been happening in Pale Purple towers this week. So, we’ve: Submitted one mobile app to Apple (PhoneGap) Created a proof of concept marketing mobile app (PhoneGap) for iPad/tablets Finished one native commercial Android app (Java/web services) Alex (new IY placement) has […]