The Performance Beacon

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10 pro tips for managing the performance of your third-party scripts

A typical web page today can contain upwards of 75 third-party scripts, such as ads and analytics beacons. If you care about web performance, these scripts can be the bane of your existence. But third parties aren’t going away. They add value to site owners by generating revenue (ads), increasing conversions (targeting beacons), and helping you […]

10 pro tips for managing the web performance of your third-party scripts

Web Performance Is User Experience [INFOGRAPHIC]

Way back in 2011, I helped create one of the first sets of infographics on the topic of web performance. Why? Because at the time, it felt like the performance space was filled with words, numbers, and spreadsheets. Nobody was talking about performance in a way that put a human face on it. Fast-forward to the […]

infographics: web performance is user experience

A brief history of web performance ROI

I’ve been researching and writing about the intersection of web performance, user experience, and business metrics for many years now, but it was only recently that I gave some thought to the history of how we got from knowing little to nothing less than ten years ago to where we are today. While there’s still […]

history of website performance monitoring ROI

How to improve performance testing from the Azure Cloud

Recently in the SOASTA 55.20 update we added support for Microsoft Azure Resource Manager (ARM), a management feature of Microsoft Azure. After moving to this latest CloudTest release, you’ll find great improvements in speed and reliability of Azure servers in your load and performance tests. What is Azure? Maybe you’re not familiar with Azure, the […]

How to improve load testing from the Azure Cloud
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