Monthly Archives: December 2012

How the Post is improving site performance (32.4% improvement)

The Post improved their page speed by 32.4%.     Advertisements

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3 white lies behind Instagram’s lightning speed

Instagram Always Pretends To Work Loading Content Based On Importance, Not Order Anticipating The User’s Every Move VIA – fastcodedesign

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Web Performance Improvements can be Beautiful too – Crate and Barrel Example

From a WPO (Web Performance Optimization) perspective the engineering team did a fantastic job at: Combining images with CSS sprites Reducing the number of third party tags, and loading the tags after document complete. Adding proper expiration headers to assets Relying … Continue reading

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Google releases +1 button preview – loads 20% faster

Reducing the size of the js/plusone.js loader and making the code smarter, page elements now load 20% faster. https://plus.google.com/109149042139780068087/posts/JrrMwYDXNqA

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Thinking Async for 3rd party JavaScript

Third-party JavaScript should be loaded asynchronously, as it helps avoid slowdowns and can speed up page loads. http://www.webperformancetoday.com/2012/07/31/33-best-web-performance-links-of-q2-2012/

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How Bazaarvoice is helping with front end optimization?

http://developer.bazaarvoice.com/third-party-front-end-performance-part-1

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