High Performance Browser Networking: What every web developer should know about networking and web performance [NOOK Book]

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How prepared are you to build fast and efficient web applications? This eloquent book provides what every web developer should know about the network, from fundamental limitations that affect performance to major innovations for building even more powerful browser applications—including HTTP 2.0 and XHR improvements, Server-Sent Events (SSE), WebSocket, and WebRTC.

Author Ilya Grigorik, a web performance engineer at Google, demonstrates performance optimization best practices ...

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High Performance Browser Networking: What every web developer should know about networking and web performance

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Overview

How prepared are you to build fast and efficient web applications? This eloquent book provides what every web developer should know about the network, from fundamental limitations that affect performance to major innovations for building even more powerful browser applications—including HTTP 2.0 and XHR improvements, Server-Sent Events (SSE), WebSocket, and WebRTC.

Author Ilya Grigorik, a web performance engineer at Google, demonstrates performance optimization best practices for TCP, UDP, and TLS protocols, and explains unique wireless and mobile network optimization requirements. You’ll then dive into performance characteristics of technologies such as HTTP 2.0, client-side network scripting with XHR, real-time streaming with SSE and WebSocket, and P2P communication with WebRTC.

  • Deliver superlative TCP, UDP, and TLS performance
  • Speed up network performance over 3G/4G mobile networks
  • Develop fast and energy-efficient mobile applications
  • Address bottlenecks in HTTP 1.x and other browser protocols
  • Plan for and deliver the best HTTP 2.0 performance
  • Enable efficient real-time streaming in the browser
  • Create efficient peer-to-peer videoconferencing and low-latency applications with real-time WebRTC transports
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781449344726
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/11/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 408
  • Sales rank: 775,851
  • File size: 12 MB
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Meet the Author

Ilya Grigorik is a developer advocate and web performance engineer at Google. He spends his days and nights working on making the web faster and building and driving adoption of performance best practices.

Prior to focusing on web performance Ilya was the founder and CTO of PostRank, a social analytics company which was acquired by Google and became the core of social analytics reporting within Google Analytics. Whenever not thinking web performance, or analytics, Ilya can be found contributing to open-source projects, reading, or building fun projects like VimGolf, GitHub Archive and others.

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Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface

Networking 101

Chapter 1: Primer on Latency and Bandwidth

Chapter 2: Building Blocks of TCP

Chapter 3: Building Blocks of UDP

Chapter 4: Transport Layer Security (TLS)

Performance of Wireless Networks

Chapter 5: Introduction to Wireless Networks

Chapter 6: WiFi

Chapter 7: Mobile Networks

Chapter 8: Optimizing for Mobile Networks

HTTP

Chapter 9: Brief History of HTTP

Chapter 10: Primer on Web Performance

Chapter 11: HTTP 1.X

Chapter 12: HTTP 2.0

Chapter 13: Optimizing Application Delivery

Browser APIs and Protocols

Chapter 14: Primer on Browser Networking

Chapter 15: XMLHttpRequest

Chapter 16: Server-Sent Events (SSE)

Chapter 17: WebSocket

Chapter 18: WebRTC

Index

Colophon

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