Front-end Performance

Book Description

simply matters. Technology may allow us to "go bigger", but maybe not necessarily be better when it comes to . 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 Themes Flexible or Fast? by Maria Antonietta Perna
  • Five Techniques to Lazy Load Images for Website Performance by Maria Antonietta Perna
  • Optimizing : 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
  • 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 that run faster. You'll need to be familiar with and CSS and have a reasonable level of understanding of JavaScript in order to follow the discussion.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Which Browsers Should Your Website Support?
Chapter 2: Are Your WordPress Themes Flexible or Fast?
Chapter 3: Five Techniques to Lazy Load Images for Website Performance
Chapter 4: Optimizing CSS: ID Selectors and Other Myths
Chapter 5: Optimizing CSS: Tweaking Animation Performance with DevTools
Chapter 6: Lightning Fast Websites with Prefetching
Chapter 7: Optimizing Web Fonts for Performance: the State of the Art
Chapter 9: 7 Performance Tips for Jank-free JavaScript Animations
Chapter 9: JavaScript Performance Optimization Tips: An Overview
Chapter 10: What Is a CDN and How Does It Work?

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