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Animation Equals Latency
Posted in: Speed Up Tips   -   August 27, 2013

This post is by Eric Higgins, a Software Engineer at Optimizely. Would you believe me if I told you that you — the speed-and-scale-loving developers you all are — have willingly introduced user-blocking, perceivable latency into your precious applications? If you have any animated effects in your app, then this is very likely to be true! To prove […]

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Your Stripe Integration is Costing You Money
Posted in: CDN, Ecommerce, Speed Up Tips   -   August 15, 2013

Setting up a basic Rails application to sell things using Stripe is generally straight forward. Getting the best performance out of your application, and the best conversion rates, can be tricky. Specifically, by using the standard integration instructions your application can be slow which can cost conversions. In this post I’m going to go over […]

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BootstrapCDN Now Serving Bootstrap RC2
Posted in: CDN   -   August 14, 2013

I would usually post this on the NetDNA blog but since it is Speed Awareness Month it just feels better here. =) Here are the latest files for you guys/gals to battle test:


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CDNperf – Understand How CDNs Perform
Posted in: CDN, Monitoring, Performance Testing   -   August 8, 2013

As you might well know, there are quite a few free JavaScript CDNs out there. The problem is, it can be difficult to understand how they perform relative to each other. This is something we managed to solve by developing CDNperf. In this post I’ll go through the brief history of the project to help […]

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