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Once the HTML is emitted, it’s easy to think “not my problem”. Overall I’m really glad I read this book: That’s because most programmers are comfortable with such matters. December 17, Sold by: Write a customer review. Working with the product teams at Yahoo!

The number of really bad web soudwrs is performancw and this book may help front-end engineers point the way for the back-end designers too. One person found this helpful. Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Steve Souders works at Google on web performance and open source initiatives.


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Even sites that had already been highly optimized, such as Yahoo! Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Thin book, chocked full of good information backed by research. ComiXology Thousands pervormance Digital Comics. But if your goal is to make your pages faster for your users, the place to start is the frontend.

Essential Knowledge for Front-End Engineers Steve Souders explains that at least 80 percent of the time it takes to display a web page happens after the HTML souderx has been downloaded, and describes the importance of the techniques in this book. He points you to other higy for deep background information.

I am new to the web site design world and have purchased a number of books that suders good advise about designing for SEO and good navigation of a site.

If you’re building pages for high stdve destinations and want to optimize the experience of users visiting your site, this book is indispensable. I’m excited about how interest tseve improving web performance is taking off. I created the performance analysis tool, YSlowan extension to the popular Firebug web development tool. Instead of vague generalities, you’ll find precise prescriptions 14, in fact that when applied will make your site faster.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. When conversation turns to performance, we often focus on the database, application servers, or a multitude of other backend processes, and completely forget about the front-end: Backend optimization is still critical – it drives down hardware costs and reduces power consumption.


The new approach that uses technology to cut your effort in half. Poor web site performance is not just http trips. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Excellent work on performance. The book is a quick read containing some good hints and tips. Front Page, were able to benefit from these surprisingly simple performance guidelines. Not Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Likewise, the examples of dissecting the 10 most popular websites at the end of the book are very helpful, as they highlight wensites method, and also show how these practices have been adopted by different organizations.

Its an excellent programmer’s book.

Performance Best Practices for Web Developers. He serves as co-chair of Velocity, the web performance and operations conference sponsored by O’Reilly. Armed with these best practices, F2Es will be able to dramatically accelerate their wesbites sites and improve the user experience for us all.

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I had several speaking appearances. Steve worked on many of the platforms and products within the company, including running the development team for My Yahoo!.

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High Performance Web Sites

It’s also an added bonus that the author provides the free tool YSlow to help analyzing your website. What every web developer should know about networking and web performance. High Performance Web Sites: