Michael Sauter is a German web developer at SitePoint. He's maintaining the backend of the various SitePoint sites and works on new features and products. Coming from a PHP background, he's also interested in other technologies such as Ruby/Rails.
Redesigning SitePoint: Caching & Speed
This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Redesigning SitePointOne of the objectives for developers of the new SitePoint website was to make it fast. Really fast. Before we dive into what we did, I want to show you where we’re coming from: Time to first byte: ~3 seconds Document complete: 6-9 seconds […]
WordPress Multi-Environment: Setting Up SitePoint
This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Redesigning SitePointIf you’ve ever set up WordPress, you know that it’s super easy and fast to install. However, if you’ve ever tried to set up WordPress on multiple servers, deploying automatically from a repository or running on different environments, you know that these kind of […]
How the Xmas Sales Back End was Built
Sure, most of the SitePoint Christmas Sale 2012 fun is in the front end, but we still need a back end serving the data. This is how we did it.