Matthew Mombrea

Matthew Mombrea is a software engineer, founder of Cypress North, and a technology enthusiast.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of ITworld, its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

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A useful web development standard from an unlikely source - The US government

A useful web development standard from an unlikely source - The US government

Ironic, I know. The same people that brought us the multi-million dollar cluster that was healthcare.gov is turning a new leaf.

Why your nginx server is responding with content from the wrong site

Why your nginx server is responding with content from the wrong site

Switching from Apache to Nginx is hard because so many things are done differently. One particular issues catches a lot of people off guard in vhost scenarios.

A sea change in HTTPS web encryption is coming and it's free

A sea change in HTTPS web encryption is coming and it's free

Things are moving fast with HTTPS improvements lately. The goal of HTTPS everywhere is about to make a huge leap forward.

Why horizontal scalability shouldn't be a focus for software startups

Why horizontal scalability shouldn't be a focus for software startups

A demand or consideration we often get from clients looking for a new web application is scalability, but it doesn't really make sense in the beginning.

Tips for scheduling tasks in Wordpress with WP-Cron

Tips for scheduling tasks in Wordpress with WP-Cron

WP-Cron is great for scheduling tasks but here are some things to watch out for when using it.

How to detect a visitor's country of origin with Cloudflare

How to detect a visitor's country of origin with Cloudflare

Knowing the source of a visitor is useful for a number of reasons, with Cloudflare it's easy to determine.

Why there is no longer a good reason to jailbreak your Apple TV

Why there is no longer a good reason to jailbreak your Apple TV

The Apple TV was once the lone good option for those looking to stream media to their TV on the cheap. That's no longer the case.

Your next PC should have a PCI Express SSD

Your next PC should have a PCI Express SSD

Rather than your normal SATA III hard drive, your next PC should have a PCIe SSD, especially if you build it yourself.

How to fix Hyper-V Cluster error 1196: Cluster Name failed registration

How to fix Hyper-V Cluster error 1196: Cluster Name failed registration

Here's the solution to a tricky problem you might come across with a Windows Hyper-V Cluster

How to sort, search, and paginate tables in ASP.NET MVC 5

How to sort, search, and paginate tables in ASP.NET MVC 5

Sorting, searching, and paging through table data is a common but laborious task. Here's an approach with some helpers to get you there quickly.

Strange Wordpress/WooCommerce bug affecting sites without SSL certificates

Strange Wordpress/WooCommerce bug affecting sites without SSL certificates

Beginning last Thursday we started seeing some of our Wordpress/WooCommerce sites behaving strangely for domains without SSL certificates.

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