As a field expert, people often ask me how to improve websites’ performance. Sometimes, they also ask me how to improve the Web’s performance on their own machine, for their own browsing experience. In that case, my answer is always the same: the lowest hanging fruit is most certainly the hosts file.
My kids are on vacation with their grandmothers, which leaves me a lot of free time to binge-watch TV shows on Netflix. Except I often get the impression that the Netflix videos are darker than they ought to be, aren’t they?
We may be Web Performance experts, we still don’t have superpowers. We also need tools to analyze our sites and applications. So when we released our new Custom Timings feature, we naturally jumped at the chance to test it on Dareboost.com… and immediately saw the benefit.
The eldest discovered the theatre a few weeks ago. He’s spending his time acting and playing us.
This morning, we surprise the children playing Scrabble. Obviously, the game is quite epic, since the little one can’ t read and the older one, barely.
We’re taking the kids to a show. There is a small interlude. We sit down with the kids to talk and have a drink.
My wife’s putting the youngest to bed. She gives him one last hug before going to bed herself.
We were at the Mc Donald’s and they were playing in the indoor playground. He came to me, excited.
For several years now, a new range of solutions have emerged in the web technologies landscape. Static site generators, headless CMS, content infrastructure… these solutions contribute to a global trend. “Static trend”, “JAMStack”, several names exist but none really covers what is an overall new proposal for web application architecture, and somehow a comeback to the roots of the Web.
Representing more than 75% of the videos served on the Internet, MP4 is the most commonly used format today. However, MP4 is often used improperly, which can have an unfortunate impact on the User Experience. Let’s see how we can improve this.