Barry Frost

This is Barry Frost’s personal website.

Tagged #performance

Rails Database Best Practices performance notes

Speed up your Jekyll builds

Newline-delimited JSON (nd-json)

Instead of delivering a chunk of JSON:

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WPO Stats

Case studies and experiments demonstrating the impact of web performance optimization (WPO) on user experience and business metrics.

Essential Image Optimization

eBook on image optimisation strategies for websites in 2017.

Liked Nate Berkopec Nate Berkopec’s post on Twitter performance notes

How Train Times keeps its service nippy

N+1 Queries or Memory Problems: Why not Solve Both?

10 things I learned making the fastest site in the world

Front-End Performance Checklist 2017

What HTTP/2 Means for Ruby Developers

Ludicrously Fast Page Loads - A Guide for Full-Stack Devs

100ms to Glass with Rails and Turbolinks

Making a difference with performance

Techniques to increase front-end web performance


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API performance monitoring

DNS Performance

Compare the speed of enterprise and commercial DNS services

High Performance Browser Networking

Free online book by Ilya Grigorik

Fixing Server bottlenecks with Go and Nginx

Using Go to serve json direct from memcached alongside Rails app