Jeremy Morgan

My Blog about Programming, Tech, SEO, Marketing and whatever else I come up with.

How to Install Magento on Windows Azure

Today I’m going to show you how to set up Magento with Ubuntu 13.04 on Windows Azure. Scalability and performance are always a concern with Magento, and one way you can rectify that is to throw some more server power at it. Windows Azure is great for this purpose.

Top Free Image Optimization Tools

Making your images load faster is extremely important for page load performance on your site. It makes your pages load faster, which makes for happier visitors, and better search engine performance for your site. Page load time is also a key factor in your bounce rate. Here are some tools I use commonly to reduce image size on my sites.

Why Linux Mint Is Awesome

Linux Mint is one of the most under-rated Linux distribution out there, yet it really does provide a lot of value, even for seasoned Linux hackers. If you haven’t tried it out yet, you’re missing out.

Common Code Smells

You may have heard the term “code smells” lately, it seems its being talked about frequently again. In this short post I’ll explain what they are, and a few of them you may run across.

Cheap, Fast or Good. Pick Any Two

This old saying in Programming holds true, and I’m still amazed at the amount of folks out there who still don’t get it. The matrix is quite simple yet so many folks want it all. Programmers want to build beautiful awesome software built at their own pace, and get lots of money for it. Managers want beautiful awesome software immediately at the lowest price possible. I think there is a way both parties can be satisfied.