Bryce Fisher-Fleig

Fullstack Forrays into Web Development

How to Kill Email: Why startups will always fail to displace email

21 Nov 2014
It's painful to watch startup after startup brand themselves the "email killer." This post is the real story of how to kill email.

Faster (and more private) page load with Static Social Sharing

17 Oct 2014
Although it's tempting to use the default social sharing widgets from Facebook, Google Plus, etc., you can speed up your page load times by creating custom sharing widgets that are Javascript-free ("static").

Securing SSH with Multiple Keys

04 Sep 2014

It’s a great idea to use specific ssh-key key pairs per service (or per repository even). Even if your keys are compromised, they don’t allow your attacker to access any other services. Unfortunately, these services often assume you’ll use the default key pair (id_rsa).

Important Iron Middleware that needs creating

25 Aug 2014
Although I love working in Iron, there's still a lot of libraries that need to be written. Here's a few that come to mind.

7 Alternatives to Amazon CloudFront CDN

27 May 2014
A comparison of the top content delivery networks for web content in 2014 with my recommendations. I'll be focusing on the needs for encryption and static html content.

PHP Composer VS NodeJS NPM - Fight!

26 May 2014
I recently had a rare opportunity to pit two popular open source package managers against each other. And, yes, there is a winner!

How Web Developers Can Make The World a Better Place

15 May 2014
Web Developers are now the general contractors for the Panopticon we call 'The Internet.' Whether we act as tools of the prison wardens or allies of the inmates is up to us.

Using AWS CloudFront Behaviors with HTTPS for Planet Drupal RSS

30 Apr 2014
Many RSS validators and aggregators (including Planet Drupal) do NOT work over HTTPS. If you're using CloudFront to serve your site exclusively over HTTPS, I'll show you how to configure an additional behavior to switch specific URL patterns back to HTTP.

DrupalCon Austin, Texas - Video Module Sprint

29 Apr 2014
Join me at DrupalCon Austin June 2-6, Texas for a Video Module "Birds of a Feather" sprint on the Video module. See you there!

Avoiding the Duplicate Content Penalty with AWS S3 and CloudFront

26 Apr 2014
Google and other search engines penalize content plagiarized from other sources. However, if you're using S3 as an origin server for CloudFront, you may be in danger of the duplicate content penalty! This post explains two strategies to combat this problem.