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>Improve website performance with Yslow

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A while ago I blogged about Firebug, a great Firefox extension for analyzing web pages (including CSS and JavaScript) and the interactivity between a browser and web servers.

Yahoo! have built on Firebug to produce a tool that goes even further. They call it: YSlow for Firebug.

Based on “Thirteen Simple Rules for Speeding Up Your Web Site” YSlow analyzes a web page, produces some reports (with a score card) and gives advice on improvements. This can be a great help in improving your website’s performance and reduce it’s bandwidth usage.

Also see this blog entry:

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>Improve DNS lookups on your Mac

>Here’s a quick tip for Mac OS X users that want to speed up their DNS lookups. If you don’t get annoying ‘Looking up server’ messages frequently, you’re safe to skip this one:

Warning: This is only for power users (those that know what UNIX and Terminal are about).

 
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Posted by on 19 June 2007 in bind, dns, hint, mac, macos, macosx, performance, speed