Financial Model for HTTP Requests and better User Experiences

(Rough Draft / Work in progress) “Always bet on the web”, Tomster Making a HTTP request is fairly straight forward and easy, but more than likely you haven’t associated the cost of making such requests. It is my hope to visualize the cost and give strategies on how to avoid or reduce that cost. Note: I have used a representational price and the value of such has not been explicitly calculated but will give a good indicator of the total cost of a HTTP request. Here is the visual for a typical HTTP request [browser] ← — -> [webserver] ← — → [database] Let’s break it down into stages Basic HTTP Request [browser] ← — -> [webserver] Add a cost of making such a request [browser] ←-$$ — -> [webserver] While not expensive there is a cost to making a basic http request, the cost is compounded based

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Why Your Business Needs Social Media

In the beginning, there were traditional media forms. Television, Radio and the Newspaper media were the staple of information consumption for everyone. Today presents us with a completely different world. We live in the age of the Internet. This new reality

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