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Front-end Performance

by Craig Buckler Author · Bruno Skvorc Author

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Performance simply matters. Technology may allow us to "go bigger", but maybe not necessarily be better when it comes to performance. Now is the time to utilize the amazing tools that are available for making websites faster, and to learn how to improve user experience and satisfaction.

This is a practical collection of tutorials on front-end website performance for web developers. It's packed with useful, real world hints and tips that you can use on your sites today. It contains:

  • Which Browsers Should Your Website Support? by Craig Buckler
  • Are Your WordPress Themes Flexible or Fast? by Maria Antonietta Perna
  • Five Techniques to Lazy Load Images for Website Performance by Maria Antonietta Perna
  • Optimizing CSS: ID Selectors and Other Myths by Ivan Curic
  • Optimizing CSS: Tweaking Animation Performance with DevTools by Maria Antonietta Perna
  • Lightning Fast Websites with Prefetching by Maria Antonietta Perna
  • Optimizing Web Fonts for Performance: the State of the Art by Maria Antonietta Perna
  • JavaScript Performance Optimization Tips: An Overview by Ivan Curic
  • 7 Performance Tips for Jank-free JavaScript Animations by Maria Antonietta Perna
  • What Is a CDN and How Does It Work? by Bruno Skvorc
  • This book is for all front-end developers that want to build sites and apps that run faster. You'll need to be familiar with HTML and CSS and have a reasonable level of understanding of JavaScript in order to follow the discussion.

    Publication Details

    Publisher:
    SitePoint
    Publication Date:
    2018

    Format

    • Kindle Book
    • OverDrive Read
    • Adobe EPUB eBook 1.7 MB
    • Open EPUB eBook 1.7 MB

    Bruno Skvorc (Author)

    Bruno Skvorc is a coder from Croatia with Master's Degrees in Computer Science and English Language and Literature. He's the editor of SitePoint's PHP channel and a developer evangelist for Diffbot.com. He avoids legacy code like the plague and wh...

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    Maria Antonietta Perna (Author)

    Maria Antonietta Perna is co-Editor of the HTML/CSS Channel at SitePoint and a front-end web developer. She enjoys tinkering with cool CSS standards and is curious about teaching approaches to front-end code. When not coding for the web or not wri...

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    Ivan Curic (Author)

    Web developer, tinkerer, hopeless idealist.

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    Craig Buckler (Author)

    Craig is a freelance UK web consultant who built his first page for IE2.0 in 1995. Since that time he's been advocating standards, accessibility, and best-practice HTML5 techniques. He's written more than 1,000 articles for SitePoint and you can f...

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    Creators

    Author :
    Bruno Skvorc
    Author :
    Maria Antonietta Perna
    Author :
    Ivan Curic
    Author :
    Craig Buckler
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