Monthly Archives: March 2010

Automating YSlow and PageSpeed using Xvfb

I’d like to welcome Aaron Kulick to ShowSlow team! Aaron was active user and contributed a few patches and then started to actively contribute documentation to the project wiki: showslow.org. Now Aaron is a full-blown contributor with SVN access and … Continue reading

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“Caching problem” no more: SVN Assets

Useless requests There is a fundamental problem with static assets on the web pages, like images, CSS files and most importantly JavaScript files – they are requested from the server over and over again even if they were not modified … Continue reading

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ShowSlow presentation at NY Web Performance Meetup

I gave extended presentation about ShowSlow at New York Web Performance Meetup yesterday and I hope I was able to inspire people to start tracking their web site’s performance over time and thinking about your metrics that they want to … Continue reading

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2010 Talks at Velocity

Wednesday talk at O’Reilly Velocity Online Conference was great even though it was very short I had lots more to cover. I’m doing¬†extended talk and demo of ShowSlow next Tuesday at New York Web Performance Group. Will be happy to … Continue reading

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Limit URLs, DBUpgrade and HAR beacon in ShowSlow

I added a few features to ShowSlow in a past couple weeks, but being also busy with HowDoable, I didn’t have time to write about them so here you go – a short digest: Limit URLs using PCRE regexes You … Continue reading

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