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The Apache Modules Book: Application Development with Apache by Nick Kew

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Foreword

Nick’s book is something that we’ve long been waiting for. The “Eagle Book,” which came out in 1999, was a great book, but it focused primarily on mod_perl. Thus it was a rather different thing from this book.

And this book comes along at just the right time. With web applications needing more and more scalability, we’re all looking for ways for our code to run faster, use fewer resources, have tighter integration with the webserver, and just plain be more robust.

It used to be sufficient to write Perl CGI programs to run even large websites, but over the years most of us have moved to mod_perl, PHP, Ruby on Rails, and other development tools that allow us to build bigger, faster, cheaper. Those of us looking for that next thing, wondering ...

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