Prahlad Yeri

Freelance Programmer and Writer

Articles tagged with JavaScript


Userscript Recipe: Adding Auto-Refresh Button to GMail Classic

Call me old, but I much prefer the older classic GMail interface to the modern bloated one. Not only is the classic version less bandwidth consuming, but also simplistic in nature with just the buttons and tools that we need. I somehow don't like it when zillions of AJAX scripts … Read More



The Right Way to Architect Single Page Web Applications

Lets face it, Web Apps are a complex and complicated beast, both on the front end and back end. The reason we had to come up with so many frameworks and libraries (angular/backbone/react/vue/marionette/require.js/etc.) is that the whole process is quite difficult and convoluted … Read More

What problem is React/JSX solving in your App?

Framework wars and debates are very much a thing these days, be it Angular vs Backbone or Angular vs React, but the real debate isn't about these frameworks. The real debate essentially comes down to which is the most efficient way of structuring your app and more importantly, rendering and … Read More

Webpack Project has a Vulnerability

The other day, I was going through this medium post which describes the kind of chaos and insecurity currently plaguing the JavaScript world, and the numero uno reason for that is the astronomical number of npm packages. When you usually install a non-trivial library or application through a package manager … Read More

PHP-FPM vs node.js - The REAL Performance Battle

Even after my last article about PHP and node.js benchmarking, my search for the holy grail of performance truth still continues. However, I do understand now that pitting PHP running on apache against a stand-alone node was a bit unfair with PHP for it was limited by what the … Read More

PHP vs node.js: The REAL statistics

When it comes to web programming, I've always coded in ASP.NET or the LAMP technologies for most part of my life. Now, the new buzz in the city is node.js. It is a light-weight platform that runs javascript code on server-side and is said to improvise performance by … Read More