Friendster Relaunches Blogs, Switches to WordPress MU. Basically Friendster has switched millions of blogs from Typepad to WordPress, presumably at least partly because Six Apart abandoned their Typepad platform for third parties starting in late 2006 with Le Monde.
I just logged into Friendster and it’s really fast. Like Orkut fast. Their markup looks good too. Russell Beattie continues the PHP discussion with Is PHP Really More Scalable Than JSP?
Friendster addresses performance problems by switching from Java to PHP. Note in the comments how language zealots are flailing about pointing to benchmarks saying how much faster JSP is. The comments from the PHP guys are the only decent ones in the thread. I stand by the assertion that PHP is the top web language […]
What can I say, I like it. Orkut is a new social networking site funded by Google that takes the best of all the other sites out there and rolls it into one fast system. Let me emphasize fast. I gave up on Friendster because I’m not patient enough to wait minutes for every screen […]