Web Performance Daybook Volume 2 [NOOK Book]

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Performance is critical to the success of any website, and help with using today’s new tools is key. In this remarkable guide, 32 leading web performance experts offer practical tips, techniques, and advice for optimizing your site’s user experience.

Originally written for an online calendar, this collection of articles will inspire you to squeeze every ounce of performance ...

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Web Performance Daybook Volume 2

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Overview

Performance is critical to the success of any website, and help with using today’s new tools is key. In this remarkable guide, 32 leading web performance experts offer practical tips, techniques, and advice for optimizing your site’s user experience.

Originally written for an online calendar, this collection of articles will inspire you to squeeze every ounce of performance from your site—whether you’re a web developer, mobile developer, or web designer. Check the table of contents and you’ll be convinced.

In order of appearance, Web Performance Daybook authors include:

  • Patrick Meenan
  • Nicholas Zakas
  • Guy Podjarny
  • Stoyan Stefanov
  • Tim Kadlec
  • Brian Pane
  • Josh Fraser
  • Steve Souders
  • Betty Tso
  • Israel Nir
  • Marcel Duran
  • Éric Daspet
  • Alois Reitbauer
  • Matthew Prince
  • Buddy Brewer
  • Alexander Podelko
  • Estelle Weyl
  • Aaron Peters
  • Tony Gentilcore
  • Matthew Steele
  • Bryan McQuade
  • Tobie Langel
  • Billy Hoffman
  • Joshua Bixby
  • Sergey Chernyshev
  • JP Castro
  • Pavel Paulau
  • David Calhoun
  • Nicole Sullivan
  • James Pearce
  • Tom Hughes-Croucher
  • Dave Artz
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781449337681
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/18/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 226
  • File size: 11 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Stoyan Stefanov (phpied.com, @stoyanstefanov) is a Facebook engineer. Previously at Yahoo! he was the creator of the smush.it online image optimization tool and architect of YSlow 2.0. performance tool. Book author (JavaScript Patterns, Object-Oriented JavaScript), contributor (Even Faster Web Sites, High-Performance JavaScript) and speaker (Velocity, JSConf, Fronteers, Ajax Experience).

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Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • From the Editor
  • About the Authors
  • Preface
  • Chapter 1: WebPagetest Internals
  • Chapter 2: localStorage Read Performance
  • Chapter 3: Why Inlining Everything Is NOT the Answer
  • Chapter 4: The Art and Craft of the Async Snippet
  • Chapter 5: Carrier Networks: Down the Rabbit Hole
  • Chapter 6: The Need for Parallelism in HTTP
  • Chapter 7: Automating Website Performance
  • Chapter 8: Frontend SPOF in Beijing
  • Chapter 9: All about YSlow
  • Chapter 10: Secrets of High Performance Native Mobile Applications
  • Chapter 11: Pure CSS3 Images? Hmm, Maybe Later
  • Chapter 12: Useless Downloads of Background Images in Android
  • Chapter 13: Timing the Web
  • Chapter 14: I See HTTP
  • Chapter 15: Using Intelligent Caching to Avoid the Bot Performance Tax
  • Chapter 16: A Practical Guide to the Navigation Timing API
  • Chapter 17: How Response Times Impact Business
  • Chapter 18: Mobile UI Performance Considerations
  • Chapter 19: Stop Wasting Your Time Using the Google Analytics Site Speed Report
  • Chapter 20: Beyond Web Developer Tools: Strace
  • Chapter 21: Introducing mod_spdy: A SPDY Module for the Apache HTTP Server
  • Chapter 22: Lazy Evaluation of CommonJS Modules
  • Chapter 23: Advice on Trusting Advice
  • Chapter 24: Why You’re Probably Reading Your Performance Measurement Results Wrong (At Least You’re in Good Company)
  • Chapter 25: Lossy Image Compression
  • Chapter 26: Performance Testing with Selenium and JavaScript
  • Chapter 27: A Simple Way to Measure Website Performance
  • Chapter 28: Beyond Bandwidth: UI Performance
  • Chapter 29: CSS Selector Performance Has Changed! (For the Better)
  • Chapter 30: Losing Your Head with PhantomJS and confess.js
  • Chapter 31: Measure Twice, Cut Once
  • Chapter 32: When Good Backends Go Bad
  • Chapter 33: Web Font Performance: Weighing @font-face Options and Alternatives
  • Colophon

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