The Performance Beacon

The web performance, analytics, and optimization blog

website performance monitoring at Nordstrom

I recently had the pleasure of doing an O’Reilly webcast with Gopal Brugalette, senior performance engineer at Gopal is also a woodworker, farmer, and former nuclear physicist — but that merits an entire separate webcast. 😉 The topic of our talk was how to get your site ready for holidays and special events. You […]

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website testing

I spent a few days in New York City last week attending a couple of meetups, including speaking at a New York City Web Performance Meetup on Thursday night. I had several great conversations around real user monitoring, data science and analytics, and, of course, testing in production (my favorite topic these days!). I had quite a […]

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Recently I was in Chicago and had the pleasure of speaking with members of the Chicago Web Professionals Meetup Group. Many of these folks are sole proprietors and consultants building sites and integrating technologies for their customers. During my talk — Top 10 Mobile and Web Performance Lessons Learned from 2014 — I presented cases where site problems […]

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