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Back room web performance testing lab

Recently, I’ve been spending many days on-site with one of SOASTA’s long time partner/customers, Erick Leon — Office Depot’s resident performance engineering guru — as Office Depot continues its evolution towards the next phase of digital transformation: digital performance management (DPM). Naturally, over the years that we’ve worked together, Erick and I have shared stories of our mutual journeys in […]

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Single page application best practices introduction visual

In the year since SOASTA announced support for monitoring the performance of single page applications (SPAs), we’ve been continually improving how we help our customers measure their apps. We’ve learned a lot from our customers from how they are building their single page apps. Many of our monitoring improvements are being driven by the variety of websites that our customers are building, […]

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How to do real user performance monitoring for Google AMP sites

If you care about web performance, then you’ve no doubt been following Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) Project, which seeks to create better, faster experiences for mobile users. According to Google, AMP pages load 85% faster than standard mobile pages. Not only do these faster pages make visitors happier, but Google also prioritizes AMP-enabled content in its […]

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new web performance metric for media sites: Activity Impact Score

I’ve spent years researching and writing about the intersection of web performance and business metrics, and I can tell you with a huge degree of certainty that while there’s a massive amount of research available about the correlation between performance and revenue/conversions, there’s a dearth of similar data around performance and engagement. Why the murkiness around performance and […]

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