Issue 16 — May 27, 2015
HTTP/2 Checker: Test A Site for HTTP/2 Support
Checks a server for HTTP/2 or SPDY support, supporting both NPN and ALPN negotiation mechanisms & IPv6.
Faster Mobile Websites [slidedeck]
Cover a variety of performance related issues related to mobile sites and the techniques used to overcome them.
HTTPLang: A Scripting Langauge for HTTP Request Routines
A DSL that lets you write simple scripts to perform chains of HTTP requests and related request and response manipulation.
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WebSockets From Scratch
A fascinating tour of the practicalities behind WebSockets via implementing a WebSocket-based server from scratch using only Ruby’s built-in socket libraries.
Making A Difference with Performance
mod_h2: HTTP/2 Module for Apache httpd
Currently says it’s not hardened enough for production but it works.
Socket Sharding in NGINX Release 1.9.1
Nginx 1.9.1 allows multiple sockets to listen on the same IP address and port combination. The kernel then load balances incoming connections across the sockets, effectively sharding the socket.
Turn on Tracking Protection in Firefox to Make Pages Load 44% Faster
Two researchers found that on the top 200 news sites, a median 44% reduction in page load time and 39% reduction in data usage occurred when Firefox’s optional Tracking Protection was enabled.
Google Fires First Volley in New Cloud Pricing War
Slow Load Times Are Killing Publishers in Mobile
Intel’s Contributions in Microsoft Edge: SIMD and Other Performance Enhancements
Over 30% of Official Images in Docker Hub Contain High Priority Security Vulnerabilities
ngrok, the Tool That Brings Local Site Testing to RemoteIE
6 Tips For Moving a Website From HTTP to HTTPS
How to Get Selenium to Wait for Page Load After A Click
Why UX Matters: Performance
Quick fire data on bounce rates, consumer behavior, and some tools you can use to measure performance.
16 Reasons Why People Leave Your Website
Why Bring a DevOps Spirit to Non-Engineers?
Do I Need to Use HTTPS for My Website or Not?