Developing and Testing TYPO3 websites might force you to clear TYPO3 caches whenever you made a change. Especially if you write Extbase/Fluid extensions on TYPO3 4.5, you need to clear reflection/object cache when altering a class file. This task can be solved automatically by your IDE! This articles describes how to do that with PhpStorm 4.
The TYPO3 caching framework in TYPO3 4.5.0 runs into troubles when using memcached backend on Debian Squeeze. It seems that Squeeze ships a broken php5-memcache package, which does not fit the API of memcached 1.4.4. Since Squeeze is already released, there will be no fix in the official stable repository. But I provide a fixed package for download.
The average number of requests on www.t3node.com is growing more and more. Since the website is hosted on a tiny virtual machine shared with others, the overall server performance is bad. Today I decided to serve pages from file cache to reduce the load. This little case study describes the problem by example and gives some key data for illustration.
The comment form of this blog was broken the last two days. The reason was that I disabled the no_cache parameter in the install tool. It seems the ve_guestbook extension somehow relies on this parameter. The comments are now working properly again. Sorry for the inconvenience.