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Web Performance in Action
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Web Performance in Action

Building Fast Web Pages
Jeremy Wagner
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Web Performance in Action

Building Fast Web Pages
Jeremy Wagner
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Summary Web Performance in Action is your companion guide to making websites faster. You'll learn techniques that speed the delivery of your site's assets to the user, increase rendering speed, decrease the overall footprint of your site, as well as how to build a workflow that automates common optimization techniques. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications. About the Technology Nifty features, hip design, and clever marketing are great, but your website will flop if visitors think it's slow. Network conditions can be unpredictable, and with today's sites being bigger than ever, you need to set yourself apart from the competition by focusing on speed. Achieving a high level of performance is a combination of front-end architecture choices, best practices, and some clever sleight-of-hand. This book will demystify all these topics for you. About the Book Web Performance in Action is your guide to making fast websites. Packed with "Aha!" moments and critical details, this book teaches you how to create performant websites the right way. You'll master optimal rendering techniques, tips for decreasing your site's footprint, and technologies like HTTP/2 that take your website's speed from merely adequate to seriously fast. Along the way, you'll learn how to create an automated workflow to accomplish common optimization tasks and speed up development in the process. What's Inside

  • Foolproof performance-boosting techniques
  • Optimizing images and fonts
  • HTTP/2 and how it affects your optimization workflow


About the Reader This book assumes that you're familiar with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Many examples make use of Git and Node.js. About the Author Jeremy Wagner is a professional front-end web developer with over ten years of experience. Foreword by Ethan Marcotte. Table of Contents

  • Understanding web performance
  • Using assessment tools
  • Optimizing CSS
  • Understanding critical CSS
  • Making images responsive
  • Going further with images
  • Faster fonts
  • Keeping JavaScript lean and fast
  • Boosting performance with service workers
  • Fine-tuning asset delivery
  • Looking to the future with HTTP/2
  • Automating optimization with gulp
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Publisher
Manning Publications
Year
2016
ISBN
9781638353768
Topic
Computer Science
Subtopic
Web Programming

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