At last I have updated my site a little. It is, of course, long time overdue for re-design – but, with all things going on, it doesn’t look like I get to this soon. Meanwhile I decided to get more mileage from the update and list links I added to the site here separately. These links may be not new, they are just links I stumbled upon relatively recently and decided that I need to add them to my collection of performance links.
Performance By Design by Mark Friedman
Book of Speed by Stoyan Stefanov
Thinking Clearly about Performance by Cary Millsap
Performance Engineering Parables by Chris Papineau
Seriti Consulting Blog the Web Operations and Management Specialists, by Stephen Thair
High performance Web Sites site and blog by Steve Souders
Performance Testing portal
Testing Experience Magazine the publisher, Díaz & Hilterscheid, organized multiple conferences across Europe
De-Mystifying Software Performance Optimization by Paul Del Vecchio
1202 Performance Performance by Design, Andrew Lee’s site
New York Web Performance Group and links to other Web Performance Groups
WPO Links (thanks to Alon’s write-up):
Yslow analyzes web pages and suggests ways to improve their performance
Smush.it “smushes” images to make them smaller without losing any noticeable quality.
Show Slow is an open source tool that helps monitor various website performance metrics over time. It captures the results of YSlow, Page Speed and dynaTrace AJAX Edition rankings and graphs them, to help you understand how various changes to your site affect its performance
Mobile Perf Bookmarklet – According to Steve Souders, “Web development on mobile devices is especially challenging. The debuggers and profilers we use on the desktop aren’t available. Bookmarklets are a good alternative.”
Page Speed is an open-source project started at Google to help developers optimize their web pages by applying web performance best practices
HTTParchive.org a permanent repository of web performance information such as size of pages, failed requests, and technologies utilized.
Whichloadsfaster.com Pages compete head-to-head in your browser to see who’s fastest
Webpagetest.org tests website performance
Mod_PageSpeed is an open-source Apache module that automatically optimizes web pages and resources on them