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But if your goal is to make your pages faster for your users, the place to start is the frontend. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. He gives the tip, what research he’s done to back it up, and also why it works that way.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. His books High Performance Web Sites and Even Faster Web Sites explain his best practices for performance along with the research and real-world results behind them.

High Performance Web Sites

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East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Essential Knowledge for Front-End Engineers Steve Souders explains that at least 80 percent of the time it takes to display a web page happens after the HTML document has been webites, and describes the importance of the techniques in this book.

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I was able to share these best practices with web developers worldwide. It was especially revealing to learn that front-end engineering is where the biggest bang for the buck is in terms of optimizing your site. Learn more about Amazon Prime. You, hopefully, will find that you’re already using a lot of these techniques.


Steve worked on stevr of the platforms and products within the company, including running the development team for My Yahoo!. Thin book, chocked full of good information souers by research.

High Performance Web Sites

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Read more Read less. Not Enabled Word Wise: Steve worked at several small to mid-sized startups including two companies he co-founded, Helix Systems and CoolSync. Write a customer review. If you ran a series of brown-bag lunches and applied 1 rule per week, at the end of a calendar quarter you’d have a much snappier web site.

Likewise, the examples of dissecting the 10 most popular websites at the end of the book are very helpful, as they highlight the method, and also show how these practices have been adopted by different organizations. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

Still I wondered why some sites never seemed to load quickly. Its an excellent programmer’s book. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Would souderrs like to tell us about a lower price? Armed with these best practices, F2Es will be able to dramatically accelerate their web sites and improve the performanxe experience for us all.


Not Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? In this book, Steve Souders documents the best practices for optimizing your front-end experience, which can often yield significant improvements with minimal code changes.

He serves as co-chair of Velocity, the web performance and operations conference sponsored by O’Reilly. See all 66 reviews. Working with the product teams at Yahoo! With a long career as a backend engineer at Yahoo!

Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Frontend engineers are the last line of defense before pages reach real users. Many are fairly easily investigated and implemented in most companies. I consider this a must read. Even sites that had already been highly optimized, such as Yahoo! My job description was clear: This book sets the baseline. Essential Knowledge for Front-End Engineers.

This book should be required reading for your whole engineering team. What every web developer should know about networking and web performance Kindle Edition.

High Performance Browser Networking: The rules include how to: Every few often there comes a book that’s so impactful that it influences the rest of your career; this is one of them. Steve is the creator pervormance YSlow, the performance analysis extension to Firebug with more than 1 million downloads. Poor web site performance is not just http trips.