Recent Guest Posts on


I’ve had the pleasure of being a guest writer at a fantastic site called  This site is a subsidiary site to one of the most popular technology blogging sites

The first article I wrote is an excellent extension of the various CakePHP articles I’ve written about in the past.  It discusses a variety of ways to improve the speed of CakePHP applications.  The latest article (that was just released a few days ago) discusses creating your very own OAuth server.  Since OAuth2 is still in a draft state, the article is for creating an OAuth1 server.

In case you are not a regular of this site, here is a quick preview of the articles.

Creating a PHP OAuth Server

If you’ve ever integrated with another API that requires security (such as Twitter), you’ve probably consumed an OAuth service. In this article, you’ll see what it takes to create a three-legged OAuth server using the oauth-php library. With your own OAuth server, you can do cool things like create your own secure API which you can then release publicly.


Better Performance – Speeding Up Your CakePHP Website

CakePHP’s ability to let you rapidly develop extremely complex web applications is amazing, but Cake also has a reputation for being a slow-performing framework. This article will show you that with just a few modifications to your production environment, your CakePHP websites can run lightening fast!


It was a real pleasure writing these articles especially since I had to follow guidelines in how to present the article, luckily enough when I’m not lazy I attempt to follow my own guidelines that are quite similar!  I hope you enjoy these articles.

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