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Linkdump for December 16th

by Rob Friesel

AngularJS – Perceived Performance Github user @mendhak has this proposed directive for measuring load time performance of different components in a single-page app. Tl;dr: "loading" a portion of the page may be deferred for one reason or another, but once it is in fact "finished" (based on some user-defined version of "finished") it requests an […]

Linkdump for November 6th

by Rob Friesel

The Parable of Mustache.js Jan Lehnardt: He praised though, that they were able to build a compatible implementation that could compete on its own merits while still being compatible with a spec and he said that all library development should be done that way. Too often we conflate a great idea with its implementation and […]

Linkdump for May 20th

by Rob Friesel

Avoiding Unnecessary Paints Paul Lewis writing for HTML5 Rocks, Avoiding Unnecessary Paints: What happens if I scroll and I happen to move the mouse at the same time? It's perfectly possible for me to inadvertently "interact" with an element as I scroll past it, triggering an expensive paint. That, in turn, could push me through […]

Linkdump for December 3rd

by Rob Friesel

The HAR Show: Capturing and Analyzing performance data with HTTP Archive format Ilya Grigorik and Peter Lubbers on Google’s “Make The Web Fast” show, talking about HAR and tools that you can use to analyze the data. (At GoogleDevelopers YouTube Channel.) This is great. Here are their notes, and Ilya’s associated blog post. (tagged: HAR Google http […]

review: HTML5 and JavaScript Web Apps

by Rob Friesel

I was drawn to Wesley Hales’ HTML5 and JavaScript Web Apps (O’Reilly, 2012) because it seemed right up my alley — a book about all the latest client-side technologies1 for building enterprise grade “HTML5-based” web apps. At around 150 pages, Hales takes us on a whirlwind tour of these new technologies and tactics, taking a […]

Linkdump for November 17th

by Rob Friesel

Chrome: Easier Web App Debugging With Multi-User Profiles Addy Osmani: I'm sure most of you know about this… No, Addy. No we did not. But that looks great, thanks for sharing! (tagged: developer tools Chrome Addy Osmani ) JavaScript DocumentFragment Short-ish piece on David Walsh's blog about using DocumentFragment. It's a bit of a review, […]

Linkdump for August 16th

by Rob Friesel

Exclusive: How LinkedIn used Node.js and HTML5 to build a better, faster app at VentureBeat — Interesting story here on how LinkedIn switched their mobile experience from Ruby-on-Rails to Node.js; of particular interest: the claim that this switch reduced their code complexity, shortened their development time, and reduced the amount of hardware required to service […]

Linkdump for April 25th

by Rob Friesel

Coding Horror: Working with the Chaos Monkey via @JoelAnair (tagged: design software architecture programming coding essay robustness ) Your idea sucks, now go do it anyway via @donniecoleman (tagged: business essay inspiration ) You Owe Me An Apology Despite Never Having Met Me: Douglas Crockford, for JavaScript: The Good Parts A humorous bone-picking with/against Crockford's […]