Category Archives: Performance

Emulating an LCD display with canvas

I have been working recently on a personal project to create a Gameboy emulator in JavaScript, in order to improve my knowledge of low-level computing principles (and for fun obviously !). One of my first tasks in this project was to reproduce in a canvas the display system as it is working on the original device : a 160*144 LCD screen with a 4 level gray scale.

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Profile your PHP app performance with xDebug

Performance if one main key to getting and keeping website traffic over time, as it will impact SEO and visitors behavior with great strength. It’s actually quite easy to get distracted from the website you’re visiting when you have to wait a few seconds after any interaction you may do, so don’t underestimate the importance of speed in your code to keep your audience. Continue reading