New blog posts

I just check the last time that I have blogged. 9 years ago. Or actually a few programming languages ago. The very few blog posts I’ve written were about PHP. Since then I’ve had great fun with Python and more recently with Swift. Using the Internet Archive: Wayback Machine, I’ve restored the few posts I’d written.

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Optimizing SELECT * FROM with mysql_field_table() — speed impact results

In my previous post, Optimizing SELECT * FROM with mysql_field_table(), I ended with the promise to publish some speed impact results with you. I found it hard to come up with a good measure of speed impact. On the one hand, there is the speed degradation as extra overhead is added. On the other hand, speed is improved as you execute less database queries.

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