performance testing Archive

What to Look for in Web Performance Monitoring Software

Unless you have the manpower with the expertise to ensure regular Web performance monitoring (to see how quickly pages download content for viewing by visitors, for example), site monitoring solution software could be an affordable alternative.

Website Stress Testing using JMeter

This video shows you how to use JMeter to stress test your website or web application. JMeter is free and open source software, which you can download from http://jakarta.apache.org/jmeter. Additional resources: JMeter presentation

Testing, Performance Analysis and jQuery 1.4

In the first part of the talk, John reviewed the range of tools available to frontend engineers for unit testing and for analyzing the performance of code. In the latter case, he argues for going beyond pure

Extreme JS Performance

You serve up your code gzipped. Your caches are properly configured. Your data (and scripts) are loaded on-demand. That’s awesome—so don’t stop there. Runtime is another source of slowdowns, and you can learn to conquer those, too.

JavaScript: Measuring Performance, Games and Distributed Testing

John Resig touches three JavaScript issues: * performance measuring: calling getTime() or using a browser extension like Firebug, plus performing complexity analysis, * creating games: should be multiplayer, hard to cheat, available on all devices, and addictive,

Introducing YSlow

An interview/screencast with Steve Souders of the Yahoo! Exceptional Performance team and YDN, discussing YSlow. YSlow analyzes web pages and tells you why they’re slow based on the rules for high performance web sites. YSlow is a