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Webperf Wednesday: video roundup
Hey, speeders! There have been some great presentation videos put up on the web recently, so I've got links to a couple videos this week.
Webperf Wednesday: inaugural edition
I've been kicking around this idea for quite some time and finally sat down to get it published. Four Kitchens has always taken performance very seriously, but traditionally most people only focus on backend server performance when thinking about these types of issues. I'm not a hardcore backend dev, but I have plenty of experience making things fast and useful within a web browser. To that end, I'd like to spread the word about frontend performance by publishing a periodic blog post series highlighting techniques, articles, and other webperf stuff that we're talking about day-to-day in the office. So without further ado, here are this week's links:
Prerender in Chrome for instant page loads
In January Ilya Grigorik published a mind-blowing article containing a preview chapter from his book High-Performance Browser Networking. The article, entitled "High Performance Networking in Google Chrome," details all of the enhancements Google engineers have baked into Chromium to make it feel so fast. The enhancements apply to any build of Chrome, including mobile versions.
Web Chef anniversary posters: part 2
This is part two in our series of the anniversary gift posters we made for our web chefs. Check out the first part to see how we began to brainstorm the theme for the poster with our artist, Paul Ahern. We left off with the final idea for how we wanted to portray two of our favorite things--robots and tacos.
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