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Recipes for Performance Testing Single Page Applications in WebPageTest
But things can get difficult pretty quickly when dealing with Single Page Applications — usually written with React, Vue, Svelte or any other front-end framework. How can you get through a log in page? How can you test the performance of your users’ flow, when most of it happens client-side and does not have a specific URL to point to?
performance  javascript  webpagetest  testing 
5 days ago by spaceninja
Fostering a Web Performance Culture
Some ideas to create awareness around performance optimization in a team and company.
performance  culture  testing 
august 2018 by spaceninja
Using Chrome’s ‘Local Overrides’ to Test Performance Hypotheses, by Harry Roberts
A quick, scrappy screencast to demonstrate the power of Chrome DevTools’ Local Overrides, and what exactly it means for performance engineers.
fridayfrontend  video  devtools  localoverrides  performance  testing 
april 2018 by spaceninja
Automated Frontend Testing
An intro to automated frontend testing. This is an enormous field containing many skillsets, but this presentation covers the basics of testing in the context of building websites. It covers functional testing, performance testing, and QA tools for development teams.
testing  presentation  frontend  functional  casper  phantom  pagespeed  performance  css  regression  wraith  jenkins  ci  travis  qa 
january 2018 by spaceninja
Performance and Resilience: Stress-Testing Third Parties
Like it or not, third party providers are a necessary evil in almost all development projects, and if we’re going to entrust parts of our site or product to others, we ought to have a very good idea of what happens when things go wrong. Stress-testing third parties is a standard part of any of the bits of performance work I undertake, because the ramifications can be huge. And again, this isn’t us blaming the providers: it’s finding out how well we handle failures.
fridayfrontend  debugging  testing  performance  devtools 
august 2017 by spaceninja
A Web Developers New Working Week
"Why spend the week in your comfort zone, working on the same browser under the same conditions you’re used to. Let’s switch it up a bit."
accessibility  testing  performance  fridayfrontend 
april 2016 by spaceninja

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