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How Fast Is… The Windows 8 Launch Website?

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Our regular video series How Fast Is…? examines real world websites and details the cause of their performances issues as well as what should be done to solve them. After all, the best way to learn about front-end web performance is to see what other people are doing right and doing wrong. In this edition […]

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Two Reasons You Should Look at SPDY: 58.23% and 64.33%

Google comes up with lots of interesting technology: PageRank, BigTable, self driving cars. The most interesting invention to me at least recently has been the development of SPDY, Google’s faster HTTP replacement protocol. But will SPDY take off like Gmail? Or end up like Dart, (or Wave, or pubsubhubbub…) Luckily I’ve seen two very important […]

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Cruft inside Microsoft Word HTML files

We were recently on-site with a client helping them fix some issues when we happened to see this directory containing some HTML files. Well that’s odd. Why do some of those HTML files have one icon and different HTML files have another icon? We examined the source code for one of the HTML files with […]

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