Do you want to enter the world of WordPress theme and plugin development? Are you thinking of designing or building a theme or plugin from scratch? We have done both free to use, open-source projects, as well as projects built for large scale markets such as Mojo Marketplace. Designing and building WordPress themes and plugins entails much more than creating custom websites or web based applications for a single use. Here are some useful tips to help get you started: Be Prepared Rather than building for a client where the…

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Last week I was working on a web crawler to crawl 250,000 URLs each night.  We had 5 client crawlers running and connecting to a master MSSQL 2013 database.  FusionGronker in ##coldfusion on freenode recommended that I try FusionReactor (a tool that allows you to monitor EVERYTHING that’s going on in your Java (ColdFusion) servers in real time. After many hours of debugging, I noticed every hour or so, a thread was getting stuck in a Native Method call.  There was no way to kill the thread, since it was…

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