[nycphp-talk] Minimal overhead
paul at devonianfarm.com
Sun Sep 2 13:02:31 EDT 2007
Josh McCormack wrote:
> You could get around having to have all pages be php by running
> through some sort of preprocessos that makes static pages for that
> audience, day, hour, etc, and flags which files really need to be
> dynamic. Sounds like a lot of work, though.
I'm currently building an ultralight publishing system to preserve
an old database-backed site that got trashed a year or two ago.
I don't have any intention of adding new articles, so I don't need
a live database. I wrote a script that read rows from the database and
wrote them into ".html" files that look like
"SID" => "20070202304034",
"TITLE" => "The title of this post"
I'm just about to use "auto_prepend_file" configuration directive to
run another PHP file that renders the page based on the contents of
I expect to get excellent performance this way, but still have the
flexibility of changing the way files are rendered without having to go
back to the database.
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