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...
Perhaps a weird combination of good engineering a design fail. A nice review some said, but I stopped counting when the download passed 12Mb. Check out the cost link, on mobile this page costs a few dollars to read in some countries! What's crazy is, they tried to optimize it. The devs are probably pretty decent, it's the design that fails the web. 327 requests = LOL
Here's a mix of some good reads this month on web performance...
A podcast for everyone dedicated to making websites faster.
Paul Lewis has added a nice new section added to Google's Web Fundamentals project, for optimizing performance.
A high level overview of the impacts of web performance. Sure to be useful when translating to the non-technical crowd.
Spring has finally arrived, which means it’s time to share our Site Performance Report for the first quarter of 2015.
Some tips on how to implement critical CSS inline to boost your above-the-fold load time.
Grab a coffee, pretend to do some work, but secretly watch these awesome videos...
Building a super-performant front-end is far harder and more intensive than making onLoad or onDomReady happen quicker — After you've removed 'blocking scripts', what do you do?
Here's who to follow this month for the best #webperf tweets...
Senior Engineering Manager of Performance at Etsy. Author of Designing for Performance. Feminist.
FEWD & AngularJS Mentor at Thinkful / Web Producer for aristotlebuzz / Internaut Extraordinaire
I build things for the web. Team member of CSSConfAU. I'm building calibreapp & I bless the rains down in Africa.