Issue 11 — April 23, 2015
HTTP2 and Front-End Performance with Mark Nottingham
A great 3 minute illustrated video (written by Mark Nottingham) that explores the core features of HTTP2 and how they impact Web performance.
Network Activity and Battery Drain in Mobile Web Apps
Measuring SSL Performance: RSA Keys
4096 bit keys offer stronger encryption but a slower SSL handshake. But how much does it matter?
Level up your backend with the best Redis tools and analytics from RedisGreen
Thousands of apps use RedisGreen to get the best support, analytics, performance and uptime for their Redis servers. Find out what a difference a well-managed in-memory datastore makes.
Lessons Learned While Working On Large-Scale Server Software
14 distinct lessons that apply to server work generally but will be useful to those working on the Web.
Ferd T H
The Chrome DevTools Timeline: Now Providing the Full Story
600k Concurrent WebSocket Connections on AWS using Node
One developer’s tale of putting together a setup that could service a large number of concurrent WebSocket connections on EC2.
Running Arbitrary Executables in AWS Lambda
AWS Compute Blog
Google To Favor 'Mobile-Friendly' Sites In Search
NGINX Open Sources TCP Load Balancing
Docker 1.6 Released
Taking Netflix's Vector (Performance Monitoring Tool) For A Spin
You’re Optimizing the Wrong Things
Eric asks, what really slows down a typical modern Web application? “If you work too hard for a 1% gain, you miss 99% of your potential.”
Building An Asynchronous API to Improve Performance
4 Creative Ways to Test Your Code in Production
A quick look at canary servers, third party tools, A/B testing, and feature switches.
What's Up with WhatsApp and WebRTC?
Analysis of how audio is transferred by WhatsApp and how it compares to what WebRTC offers.
HTTP/2 Is Much Faster Than SPDY Thanks to Dependency-Based Prioritization
There Are Good Reasons to Be Anti-Net Neutrality – But You Need to Really Trust Telecom Companies
test.webrtc.org: WebRTC Troubleshooter Tool
Tests that audio can be captured, images and video of various resolutions can be captured, and that different types of connectivity work.
An IxD (Interaction Design) Checklist