Brilliant article on A List Apart from Etsy’s engineering manager on how simple and common site and page speed initiatives can improve user experience.
The guys from Yottaa provide some easily digested and easily identifiable quick wins for speeding up your site.
Analysis of the top 1000 sites on the internet by WebSiteOptimization.com has revealed that the average number of objects requested has exceed 100 for the first time. The number of HTTP requests is a significant factor in website performance, so this trend is disturbing.
King of Speed, Steve Souders provides more ammunition to why he believes (and backing up with data) that proper caching is one of the single biggest contributors to increasing site speed.
The folks over at Yottaa have provided some interesting data points after performance analysis of 14,000 websites.
Google’s Developer Advocate and Web Performance engineer gives a full breakdown on the performance gains that you can achieve with Google’s mod_pagespeed Apache module that he contributed to.
Bastian Grimm gives more information and context for his recent presentation at SMX Stockholm. His presentation is included.