MySQL vs. MariaDB: Reality Check

Percona Database Performance Blog runs this post – MySQL vs. MariaDB: Reality Check – comparing the MySQL, MariaDB and the Percona Server for MySQL.  I think that most people using MySQL or MariaDB today consider them to be pretty much identical (a fork for legal reasons or something along those lines).   This blog post shows that there are quite a few significant differences.

Angular vs. React vs. Vue: A 2017 comparison

Angular vs. React vs. Vue: A 2017 comparison” is a very lengthy and detailed comparison of the top three most popular JavaScript frameworks: Angular, React and Vue.  There are also lots of links and references for further reading, but even if you don’t leave the article, chances are you’ll have a pretty good idea of which framework suits you best.  For me, it looks like it’s Vue.

And as a side note, this quote made me smile:

The dirty little secret is that most “modern JavaScript development” is nothing to do with actually building websites — it’s building packages that can be used by people who build libraries that can be used by people who build frameworks that people who write tutorials and teach courses can teach.I’m not sure anyone is actually building anything for actual users to interact with.

PHP vs Python vs Ruby: Detailed Comparison

PHP vs Python vs Ruby: Detailed Comparison compares the three popular languages in a variety of categories, such as total market share, large website deployments, usability, learning curve, popularity, performance, etc.  It’s a nice overview if you are about to pick one of these languages for the future projects, or if you are (like me) have been stuck with one of them for a long time, and haven’t really kept an eye on what’s going on in the rest of the world.