Your website’s performance and ability to render speedily is critical to its usability and, ultimately, its success. In order to help you build faster websites and identify troublesome website performance bottlenecks, consider incorporating some of the following tools into your web development process.
Optimizes images — so they take up less disk space and load faster — by finding best compression parameters and by removing unnecessary comments and color profiles. It handles PNG, JPEG and GIF animations. It's excellent for publishing images on the web (easily shrinks images “Saved for Web” in Photoshop) and also useful for making Mac and iPhone applications smaller.
Are you using the developer tools to their full potential? The biggest positive is that they are incredibly easy to use, but developers often miss out on a large proportion of the functionality provided. I’ve compiled a list of “secrets” of the developer console. I’m not expecting every one of these to be unknown to you, but some of these might help you to become an even better web develop
A roundup of mobile performance best practices.
Sloppy deliberately slows the transfer of data between client and server. You probably build web sites on your local network, which is fast. Using Sloppy is one way to get the "dial-up experience" of your work without the hassle of having to install a modem. Sloppy is free, runs on all platforms, and (unlike some other tools) requires no command-line geekery.
This document first began as an effort to help teams within Google, but we thought it'd be just as useful to webmasters that are new to the topic of search engine optimization and wish to improve their sites' interaction with both users and search engines. Following the best practices outlined below will make it easier for search engines to crawl, index and understand your content.
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Here's the process for getting a 100% legal copy of IE9 running on your mac using VirtualBox and disk images provided by Microsoft themselves. Note: The disk images are valid for 3 months from the date they were made. You will need to repeat this process for the new images when they come out.
Converting images or files by hand can be a hugely time-consuming process. Batch processing takes a lot of the headache out of converting, resizing, or otherwise manipulating image or document files. There are some fantastic tools and techniques out there that can make performing these batch processes nearly painless.
Either leaking memory isn't a big problem or there is a problem but developers aren't aware of it. For traditional pages where the user navigates from page to page, memory leaks should almost never be a problem. However, for any page that encourages interaction, memory management must be considered. This article demonstrates how readily leaks can be diagnosed even with no knowledge of the source.