It's Friday, so here's a few massive #webperf LOLZ. But let's be nice and assume the developers have no control over what gets spat out to the browser on any of these sites...
Seriously, wow. Here's a sample news article from NBCNews, which loads resources from most cities around the world to deliver you a story. 389 requests = LOL
Here's a mix of some good reads this week on web performance...
These rules are general front-end best practices you can apply at any stage of web development.
Analysing which sites are incorrectly using gzip/deflate for their images.
Wrote a post about how GZIP works and how to enable it on web servers.
There are a handful of assumptions that frequently come up when we read and talk about mobile performance. In this article, Tammy Everts reviews and debunks a few common myths.
Here's who to follow this week for the best #webperf tweets...
Web Chef at FourKitchens. I like stretching the limits of CSS and making sites load fast on your phone. Working on my German accent.
I have been, and I still am, involved with the dynamic medium of web communities and startups.