The impact of Cookie law

You may or may not be aware of recent changes to EU and UK regulations regarding the use of Cookies on websites. Cookies are small text files sent out to user’s machines and posted back to the server with each … Continue reading

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User Agent Analysis – Part 2: Name those agents

In writing a system to parse the myriad of User Agent strings that appear in our podcast hosting logs, I have come across a number of interesting (on a very geeky level) observations. Short background is that I have sampled … Continue reading

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User Agent Analysis

As part of a suite of software tools we’re developing to analyse our disparate sources of tracking data, I have been looking at log files (e.g. those produced by Apache Web Server) and in particular, how to breakdown and analyse … Continue reading

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