Tag Archives: Optimization

More Weight Doesn’t Mean More Wait

Improving perceived performance is about time to first render and not so much about time to download all assets


Formerly, much of the focus in web performance was concerned with optimizing assets like images and fonts, which does make for a shorter overall page load time. But today there are techniques we can use in addition to file optimization that have an arguably larger impact on how soon our users can see and use the content we’re delivering.

Read more at filamentgroup.com

Optimising for 60fps everywhere — GoSquared Engineering

JavaScript is fast by itself, but understanding re-paints and re-layouts is critical to avoiding jitter and hanging, especially on mobile


Before understanding how to optimize web applications for efficient rendering in JavaScript, it’s important to understand what is going on in the browser.

Re-layouts, repaints, layers, compositing, CPU, GPU

Read more at GoSquared Engineering