I love web performance conferences because I learn so much from interacting with other practitioners in my field. Velocity and WebPerfdays are the big conference + unconference pair in our field and so much happens there.
At WebPerfDays London last year, while adding support for SPDY to boomerang, I learnt about Chrome’s alternate performance timing object… one that was different from Navigation Timing.
That’s when I noticed that Chrome also reports when the the first paint happens.
- Setting up SSL on nginx for performance and security
- The Performance Spirit
- Caching, reloading & the specs
- The non-blocking script loader pattern
- The 3.5 second dash for attention
- LogNormal Acquired By SOASTA
- Linux TCP/IP tuning for scalability
- Some stats on Accept-Encoding
- Analysing performance data
- More on updating cached copies of boomerang
- Updating cached copies of boomerang