Page load performance is a big deal for retaining visitors and SEO. One of the simplest things you can do to improve performance is to use Google’s CDN-hosted jQuery. There are some good reasons to do this and some arguments against it. I find that while you need to be careful and test your site […]
http://blog.fogcreek.com/we-spent-a-week-making-trello-boards-load-extremely-fast-heres-how-we-did-it/ An interesting look at real-world performance optimization. In-browser profiling sure has come a long way. Via https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=7103815
http://www.stevesouders.com/blog/2014/01/22/browser-wishlist-2013/ A good list of stuff to make web developers lives easier and improve UX. I particularly like some of the ideas around font loading because I’ve been dealing with FOUT recently.
Having a fast website is important for both SEO and User Experience (UX). If a site is too slow to load, people are more likely to move on to something else. This is a short list of fairly easy activities that can be accomplished by any competent web developer which will have a major impact […]
Recently I was dealing with an issue where some JS ran fine locally, but not on a staging server. I tracked the problem down to a bandwidth issue – images loaded lightning fast locally but were slow on the staging server and that caused my problems. In order to solve the problem I needed to […]