Front-end Performance

Book Description

Performance simply matters. 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 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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