The project (where Sphinx applied later) started 2009 had large database of emails , contacts and various business transaction records. It was done with PHP and MySQL. The project had had to be long-standing, and the database was growing fast. After couple years we’ve felt lack of fine full-text search. For that time the MySQL build-in fulltext indexes haven’t been available yet as it was implemented in v5.5. After the quick review of some open source tools for full text search we decided to use the Sphinx.
What could be easier than check an email address? Obviously, at least two operations should be done. First, to check the syntax of each email address. This task isn’t trivial and not only because some users have been registered in localized domains (like .在线, .இந்தியா, or .қаз). Second task is to check if given email does exist at server.
What could be easier than to find ready-to-use solution for messaging? But when you try to analyze these solutions many of them appear to be unsuitable for your needs. Especially if the demand is to build communication between more than 10,000 users at one moment. We made a research that include 4 the most serious and,… Read More »
Simple but catchy flash games site with thousands games. Created in 2006! Archived version. Used tools and technologies: LAMP: Linux, Apache, PHP, MySQL.