Posts Tagged ‘performance’

  1. 25 Jan, 2016

    Performance Budget Builder

    Performance budgets are awesome. So I made a thing to help you make performance budgets. The Performance Budget builder lets you lay out your template types, set a size budget for each template type, then plug in the sizes for each […]

  2. 21 May, 2015

    Perform

    Make every thing fight for its life. Fight for its right to exist. Stop adding shit. Start killing shit. Victory is subtraction. Rip it all out. Be ruthless. Demand better. Reorder. Stop blindly adopting tools. Stop breaking the Web. Be […]

  3. 20 May, 2015

    Making a difference with performance

    Here’s Jaime Caballero with some fantastic advice on how to improve your experience’s performance.

  4. 20 Apr, 2015

    HTTP2 in 5 Minutes

    Ben Maraney gave a great talk about how HTTP2 will speed up how the web works and will impact performance in a big way. Normally I struggle to make it through talks about in-the-weeds stuff like this, but I feel the […]

  5. 09 Apr, 2015

    Accessibility and Low-Powered Devices

    My wife’s cousin suffers from debilitating migraines. She’s done everything to reduce the migraines’ frequency, from dramatically altering her diet, to trying every available medical treatment, to even moving several times to different climates. Because of her condition, she has to minimize […]

  6. 07 Apr, 2015

    The Path to Performance

    Katie Kovalcin and Tim Kadlec started a podcast all about web performance. Consider me sold!

  7. 16 Sep, 2013

    Page Height, Scrolling and Responsive Web Design

    Think about the times you scroll on your mobile phone. Not necessarily on on the Web, but in general. Here are some common scrolling scenarios: Going Back in Time Going back in time is one of the most common mobile […]

  8. 03 Jul, 2013

    Keynote Benchmark Interview

    I had a wonderful chat with Keynote about the performance implications of responsive web design and how to treat performance as design.

  9. 17 Jun, 2013

    Page Weight Matters

    Many of us are fortunate to live in high bandwidth regions, but there are still large portions of the world that do not. By keeping your client side code small and lightweight, you can literally open your product up to […]

  10. 22 Apr, 2013

    Oakley’s monster page of baubles

    Earlier today I shared a behemoth, morbidly obese website that weighs a whopping 85.9MB. Here’s a link to the Oakley website (warning: visit that link at your own risk). Phil Hawksworth documented this amazing specimen over at his blog. Check […]

  11. 18 Mar, 2013

    Improving UX Through Front-End Performance

    Lara Swanson, the engineering manager at Etsy, gives a great rundown of things you can do to design with performance in mind. Lots of great tips here.

  12. 07 Mar, 2013

    Prioritizing Performance in Responsive Design

    Last year, Guy Podjarny ran tests on hundreds of responsive sites on Mediaqueri.es and found that a full 86% of responsive sites send about the same hefty payload to small screens as they do to large screens. In other words, […]

  13. 01 Feb, 2013

    Web Performance 101: An opinionated guide to the 22 links that every developer should read

    Web performance maven Joshua Bixby provides a roundup of resources to check out to learn more about site performance.

  14. 28 Jan, 2013

    Setting a Performance Budget

    Here’s Tim Kadlec riffing on my post about Performance As Design with a really clever idea: setting a performance budget. A performance budget is just what it sounds like: you set a “budget” on your page and do not allow […]

  15. 28 Jan, 2013

    Performance As Design

    Too often, any talk of web performance quickly ventures into the land of heavy geekery. Terms like DNS lookups, Gzipping, minifying, far future expires headers, caching, ETags and more are thrown around and consequently lose the attention of most non-techy […]

  16. 22 Jan, 2013

    Front-end performance for web designers and front-end developers

    Here’s Harry Roberts with a lengthy, thoughtful article about how to prioritize performance in your frontend development workflow.