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Maximally optimizing image loading for the web in 2021

In this post I’ll outline 8 image loading optimization techniques.

Making GitHub’s new homepage fast and performant

This post is the third installment of our five-part series on building GitHub’s new homepage.

How We Improved SmashingMag Performance

In this article, we’ll take a close look at some of the changes we made on this very site to optimize the web performance.

Green by Default

This simple psychological trick could vastly reduce tech’s carbon footprint.

The Core Web Vitals hype train

Are Core Web Vitals the panacea that everyone thinks it is? I’m not so sure.

Site-Speed Topography

Learning the lay of the land.

Faster Web App Delivery with PRPL

PRPL is a pattern for structuring and serving web applications and Progressive Web Apps.

AVIF has landed

AVIF is the first browser image format we’ve had in 10 years. Let’s see how it performs.

Is the web getting slower?

As consumer devices become faster, website become larger and more complex. Is website performance getting worse overall?

Connect, No Matter the Speed

Design for slow, intermittent, and offline connectivity, to reduce user frustration.

How to Use AVIF: The New Next-Gen Image Compression Format

Start using next-gen .avif images today progressively with the element.

Optimizing CSS for faster page loads

Learn how CSS affects page load times and how you can improve it by optimizing your CSS build pipeline and the way you load it.

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Make Jamstack Slow? Challenge Accepted

“Jamstack is slowwwww.” That’s not something you hear often, right?

Is WebP really better than JPEG?

According to Google, WebP is 25 – 34% smaller than JPEG at equivalent quality. But how much of it is really true?

JAMstack is fast only if you make it so

JAMstack is often promoted as a good way to provide performant sites.