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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

Treat Web Performance Issues Like Software Bugs

When was the last time you received, saw, or even heard of a web performance issues report that preceded or followed a bug report? Why is it that when someone reports a bug in our software, that bug gets: (1) thoroughly investigated, (2) documented, and (3) scheduled within some form or fashion of bug tracking […]

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Is Your Website Performing Like A Formula One Race Car?

Great Websites Are Like Formula One Race Cars Have you ever seen a formula one race car in action? These cars are closer to jet fighters than Ferraris. They gracefully wind through circuit tracks averaging three miles long, closely resembling the twists and turns of a California mountain road, along with twenty five other cars. […]

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Choosing PNG8 Candidate Images

Have you heard about PNG8 yet? No? Well, PNG8 is a PNG image that is used an indexed palette of 256 colors instead of a true color PNG which can support several million different colors. There has already been a number of excellent articles and blog posts written about PNG8. These articles have discussed things […]

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Should You Use JavaScript Library CDNs?

The concept is simple. Hundreds of thousands of websites use JavaScript libraries like jQuery or Prototype. Different websites you visit each download another identical copy of these libraries. You probably have a few dozen copies of jQuery in your browser’s cache right now. That’s silly. We should fix that. How? Well, if there was a […]

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Performance Questions to Ask Hosting Providers: Secure Website Access

(This is the third article in a series of articles about performance questions you should ask when choosing a hosting provider. The first article, “What control do I have over the web server?” and the second article “What access do you provide to web server logs?” are also available.) So far in this series we […]

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Web Performance Book Recommendations

Stoyan has a good blog post today as part of his Performance Advent series about required reading for web developers. He covered some great books. All three of the three books that have been published are currently sitting on my bookshelf and you should buy them immediately if you don’t already own them. I thought […]

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