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flyerhzm/bullet
"The Bullet gem is designed to help you increase your application’s performance by reducing the number of queries it makes. It will watch your queries while you develop your application and notify you when you should add eager loading (N+1 queries), when you’re using eager loading that isn’t necessary and when you should use counter cache."
activerecord  optimization  performance  rails  ruby 
august 2012 by infovore
ImageOptim – PNG/JPEG/GIF optimizer for Mac OS X
"ImageOptim optimizes images — so they take up less disk space and load faster — by finding best compression parameters and by removing unnecessary comments and color profiles. It handles PNG, JPEG and GIF animations. ImageOptim combines various optimisation tools: AdvPNG from AdvanceCOMP, OptiPNG, PngCrush, JpegOptim, jpegtran from libjpeg, Gifsicle and optionally PNGOUT. It's excellent for publishing images on the web (easily shrinks images “Saved for Web” in Photoshop) and also useful for making Mac and iPhone applications smaller." Ooh, looks excellent.
optimization  images  mac  osx  application  graphics  tools 
january 2010 by infovore
Code: Flickr Developer Blog » Lessons Learned while Building an iPhone Site
"Developing this site was very different from any other project I’ve worked on; there seems to be a new set of frontend rules for developing high-end mobile sites. A lot of the current best practices get thrown out the window in the quest for minimum page weight and fastest load times over slow celluar connections. Here are a few of the lessons we learned (sometimes painfully) while developing this site." Really excellent article from code.flickr on building their new mobile/iPhone site.
web  development  mobile  optimization  javascript  css  iphone  flickr 
october 2008 by infovore
YSlow for Firebug
YSlow analyzes web pages and tells you why they're slow based on the rules for high performance web sites. YSlow is a Firefox add-on integrated with the popular Firebug web development tool.
firefox  performance  firebug  yahoo  yslow  optimization 
july 2007 by infovore
Painfully Obvious » Blog Archive » Packing Prototype
If in doubt, compress your own - the Prototype team aren't going to do it for you, after all.
javascript  compression  optimization  framework  library 
june 2007 by infovore

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