This article demonstrates how to remove parts of an URL in TYPO3 using RealURL. Especially the excessive use of getParams of Extbase plugins results in superfluous repeated parts in URLs. Guest author Tomaž Zaman will show you how to tackle that problem.
At the time of writing this article, there's a lively discussion going on in the TYPO3 developer mailinglist about performance and architecture of TYPO3 Extbase Extension. This article tries to contribute something practical to the discussion by providing sample data for testing performance with the blog_example extension.
Extbase in TYPO3 4.5 LTS has no built-in possibility to debug model objects. Whenever you try to var_dump() a model object or log it to t3lib_div::devLog(), you'll probably end up in out-of-memory exceptions. This article introduces an extension as a temporary solution for that.