Issue 10 — April 15, 2015
A Proposal to Deprecate Insecure HTTP
A plan that would entail ‘limiting new features to secure contexts, followed by gradually removing legacy features from insecure contexts’.
Fixing the 'Blank Text' Problem
29% of page loads on Chrome for Android displayed blank text between 350ms and 2300ms due to an unavailable font resource.
HTTP/2 Explained in 5 Minutes
A bite-sized talk that gives a high level look at what HTTP/2 is for and about.
The first ops platform for developers
When an error happens, Opbeat will show you the code that is breaking, who wrote it, and how it is affecting performance. Now available for iOS and Android, so you can do ops when you’re AFK.
WebOps Weekly readers get $100 credit.
The Path to Performance: A Web Performance Podcast
A podcast dedicated to fostering a culture around web performance in organizations. Episode 1 features Lara Hogan of Etsy.
Katie Kovalcin and Tim Kadlec
Opera Mini Browser Gets Fine-Tuned for Speed
Steve Souders noted on Twitter that a key feature here is that Opera Mini “compresses a Web page to as little as 10 percent of its original size to make it load more quickly”.
Chrome Starts Pushing Java Off The Web by Disabling Plugins
Chrome 42, which hit the release channel today, turns off NPAPI support by default, marking the start of the end for plugins as commonly used for things like Java and Silverlight.
Docker Raises $95M Series D Round For Its Container Platform
Announcing NGINX Plus Release 6 with Enhanced Load Balancing, High Availability, and Monitoring Features
Microsoft Doubles Down On Containers
True Zero Downtime HAProxy Reloads
Negotiating HTTP/2: ALPN And The TLS Handshake
How Many HTTP Status Codes Should Your API Use?
Dropbox Developer Blog
Let's Not Use HTTP Over TCP for Mobile Apps Anymore
Plain Web Text Offenders: Sending My Location Over HTTP When HTTPS Was Possible
PutsReq: A Web Tool to Record HTTP Requests and Simulate Responses
httpq: Buffer HTTP Requests and Replay Them Later
ngx_http_estreaming_module: An Adaptive HLS Streaming Module for NGINX
Lumen: A PHP Framework for Building Lightning Fast Micro-Services and APIs