Michael Mullany, 5 Myths About Mobile Web Performance
This blog post from Sencha has been making the rounds recently. There are a bunch of interesting little tid-bits in there and I’m glad to see these kind of research results getting published.
(An an aside: they need to do something about their graphs. It’s nice that the surrounding text provides the context but the axes are unlabeled and there are no titles. Oh well.)
The abstract from this recent Nicholas Zakas talk:
Ross Harmes at code.flickr.com, Pre-generating Justified Views; re: how they achieved a 7x speed increase in page render times:
The first time you come to any Flickr page, we store the width of your browser window in a cookie. We can then read that cookie on the server on subsequent page loads.
Gotta love a simple solution.