Issue 5 — March 11, 2015
What Does My Site Cost?
Find out how much it costs for someone to use your site on mobile networks around the world. Prices are based on the largest operator’s cheapest data plan in each country.
The Case for Auto-Preloading: The Anatomy of a Battle-Tested WPO Treatment
“Auto-preloading is the most effective technique for ensuring the performance of the entire user experience.”
Web Performance Today
Improving UX RESTfully with HTTP/1.1 Cache Injection
“With the technique shown here you will be able to make your REST-based app literally fly, both in terms of speed and in offline operation.”
Announcing Cloud 66 for Docker
Everything you need to build, deploy and manage your applications in Docker. On your own servers and on any cloud.
If Your Site Uses HTTPS, Add The 'referrer' Meta Tag So It Shows Up in Analytics
Sites served up over HTTPS don’t pass referrer strings on to third-party sites using regular HTTP. If you want these strings to be passed, there’s a way to force it in Chrome (only).
State of the Union: Mobile Web Performance
A slidedeck from Tammy Evert’s talk that kicked off the 2015 RWD Summit looking into mobile Web performance from the perspective of e-commerce sites.
TLS in HTTP/2
TLS is not mandatory for HTTP/2 but representatives from both the Firefox and the Chrome development teams have expressed their intents to only implement HTTP/2 over TLS.
templar: A HTTP Proxy to Improve Usage of HTTP APIs
Make requests to a third party through this and get caching and timeouts for free.
HTTPS-crippling “FREAK” Bug Affects Windows After All
Red Hat Launches Its Docker-Centric Atomic Host Linux Distribution
PNG and JPEG XR Vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer
HBO NOW DNSSEC Misconfiguration Makes Site Unavailable From Comcast Networks
Announcing Virtual DNS: DDoS Mitigation and Global Distribution for DNS Traffic
Migrating Virtual Machines from Amazon EC2 to Google Compute Engine
Shared Dictionary Compression for HTTP at LinkedIn
Design Decisions Through The Lens Of A (Web) Performance Budget
A Performance Audit of CanIUse.com
Google Cloud vs AWS: A (Quick) Comparison
Microservices at Netflix: Lessons for Team and Process Design
A look at retooling your development team and processes for a smooth transition to microservices.
Microservices: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
Fix HTTPS by Replacing Certificates with A Blockchain?
Digital Ocean Private Networking is not 'Private'
The private network is an internal non-public network but used by other customers.
How PlayFab Migrated From EC2-Classic to VPC with Zero Downtime
Implementing Responsive Images with Jason Grigsby
A podcast interview.
The Web Ahead
Tiny Docker Operating Systems
Common .htaccess Redirects
A 124 line .htaccess file showing off a variety of features of the primarily Apache-based settings files.
Dropwizard: A Java Framework for High Performance RESTful Web Services
Lwan: A High-Performance, Scalable Web Server