Zoompf's Web Performance Blog

Note: Archived Content

This is the archived version of the Zoompf blog. Since our acquisition by Rigor, all our new research and posts on web performance are being published on The Rigor Blog

Performance Questions to Ask Hosting Providers: Log File Access

(This is the second article in a series of articles about performance questions you should ask when choosing a hosting provider. The first article in the series is here) Last time we covered the most important question you should ask a hosting provider: What control do I have over the web server. This time we […]

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Performance Questions to Ask Hosting Providers: Web Server Configuration

Hosting a web application can be annoying and time consuming. There is the cost of the hardware. There is the time configuring, administering, and patching the operating system, web server, and other software. There is the security risk of exposing a machine onto the Internet. So it’s no surprise that many people and companies use […]

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JSMin, Important Comments, and Copyright Violations

Since launching Zoompf last Friday I’ve performed dozens of free web performance scans. A few users reported to me what they thought was a bug. Zoompf was reporting that certain JavaScript files could be further minified. The issue was that these websites used already minified versions of well known JavaScript frameworks like jQuery . These […]

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Web Optimization Presentation at Phreaknic

Phreaknic was a blast this past weekend! I’ve been attending and speaking there for 8 years now and while Halloween certainly cut into attendance this year there were some awesome presentations. Famulus‘s talk complete with pictures and video of his quest to build a functional Bussard fusion reactor was amazing. Adrian Crenshaw gave a great […]

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Why Zoompf? Why Now?

The business case for web performance is obvious. Faster apps increase revenue. Using resources more efficiently reduces operational costs. The push to the cloud and the down economy are just amplifying the importance of web performance for today’s web. So it is not a surprise that the performance testing market is huge. But there is […]

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Optimizing Web Performance Presentation

I’m in Nashville for Phreaknic and will be giving a presentation tonight on Optimizing Web Performance for modern web applications. If you can’t make it to the conference you can download the Optimizing Web Performance Presentation on the Zoompf website.

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Zoompf! Next Generation Web Performance

Welcome to Zoompf, whose software and services optimize web applications to perform as fast as possible! Watch this blog as we post the latest performance tricks and tips to help you build super quick web applications! To keep up with the latest Zoompf news Follow Zoompf On Twitter!

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