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Google Analytics officially uses the Asynchronous Tracking tag

Google Analytics tagging is now officially changed to the what Google calls Asynchronous Tracking, which came out of beta last week. The new tracking tag is the default and recommended code to use, and shows up in your Google Analytics’ admin interface.

Google Analytics Master Class is back in Singapore!

Last year, I attended the first ever Google Analytics Master Class held here in Singapore. I had a great time. It was a half day packed with excellent presentations for both existing GA users and new people looking to adopt GA. Well, come…

Site Update: 2 years old!

Come December 4th, this site will be 2 years old! How time flies. To mark this occasion, I’ve revamped the look of the site, and will continue to tweak various things in the days ahead.

OSSPAC: Notes from the Keynotes II

Following on from yesterday’s Keynotes at the Open Source Singapore Pacific-Asia Conference (OSSPAC), both Sun and Oracle stepped up to the podium to talk about their efforts in the Open Source world with the message that the global economic crisis will be good…

OSSPAC: Notes from the Keynotes I

I had the pleasure of attending the Open Source Singapore Pacific-Asia COnference (or OSSPAC) held at the Grand Hyatt Singapore from Feb 16-18 2009. This inaugural event brings together the community businesses, developers government officials to experience first hand, the wide range of…

Google Anti-Malware Malfunction?

It would seems that Google is as fallible as the next company. Right at this moment (which is 31 Jan 2009, 3.15pm GMT) Google is labelling every site in their search result listing with a “This site may harm your computer”. And what irony,…

Oracle 11g and PHP

When we talk about PHP, MySQL is often the other word that goes hand-in-hand with it. But Oracle? 2 weeks ago, I had an opportunity to attend the Singapore’s PHP User Group monthly gathering, and the topic was on Oracle 11g and PHP.…

To interoperate or not?

Later this week I’ll be attending a talk on interoperability, organised by Microsoft. A friend of mine working at the local Microsoft office is organising the event. He was asking me to help spread the word about the event. We got talking and…

‘Cool kids’ ARE using PHP and Ruby!

Coach Wei was wondering why ‘Cool Kids’ choose Ruby or PHP over Java? In his post, the power of Java is a “perfect fit for the areas where websites may need more than markups or scripting, such as middleware logic”, whereas PHP or…

VIDEO: PHP and Microsoft

A buddy of mine, Chris, recently did a presentation about Microsoft’s efforts to embrace non-MS technology – like PHP. This presentation was held during the December meet-up of the Singapore PHP User Group. His video presentation was about an hour long, and covered…