Redirects, and their Effect on Performance or How a (Seemingly Minor) Third Party Change Affected the Website Performance of a Popular JavaScript Bundler

Redirects When a server redirects a request - the browser has to make a second request for the file, adding (at least) one additional round trip, and delaying the delivery of the content to the end user. As I was sitting around one day, I wondered ‘what is the maximum number of redirects on a … Continue reading Redirects, and their Effect on Performance or How a (Seemingly Minor) Third Party Change Affected the Website Performance of a Popular JavaScript Bundler

Chrome’s Experimental Image Lazy Loading Flag

Lazy Loading is a technique where content is only loaded when it is required. In the case of images, this often means only when the image is on the screen). In this post, I investigate Chrome Canary’s new image Lazy Loading flag, and measure the performance impacts of automatically Lazy Loading images. According to the … Continue reading Chrome’s Experimental Image Lazy Loading Flag