Archive for the 'HTTP' Category

Downloading top X sites’ data with ZombieJS

Jun 6th, 2014

Update: Easier way to get top X URLs: http://httparchive.org/urls.php, thanks @souders Update: found and commented an offensive try{}catch(e){throw e;} in zombie.js (q.js, line 126), now the script doesn’t fatal that often Say you want to experiment or do some research with what’s out there on the web. You need data, real data from the web’s […]

 

Automating HTTPWatch with PHP #3

Mar 7th, 2011

The first part is here, the second is here. This third post is more about PHP and COM, rather than HTTPWatch or monitoring web performance, so feel free to skip if the title mislead you Keep reading if you want to use and improve/update my HTTPWatch class in the future. The problem After running a […]

 

Automating HTTPWatch with PHP #2

Mar 7th, 2011

In part 1 I demonstrated how you can use PHP to script and automate HTTPWatch. And how you can get data back, either reading the API docs or using a quick HAR hack to get a lot of data in one go. Now I want to share a little class I wrote to make all […]

 

Automating HTTPWatch with PHP

Mar 5th, 2011

HTTPWatch is a nice tool to inspect HTTP traffic in easy and convenient way and it works in both IE and FF now. Drawback – windows-only and paid. But the free version is good enough for many tasks. HTTPWatch can be automated and scripted which is pretty cool for a number of monitoring-like tasks. Their […]

 

Inline MHTML+Data URIs

Oct 3rd, 2010

MHTML and Data URIs in the same CSS file is totally doable and gives us nice support for IE6+ and all modern browsers. But the question is – what about inline styles. In other words can you have a single-request web application which bundles together markup, inline styles, inline scripts, inline images? With data URIs […]

 

Progressive rendering via multiple flushes

Dec 21st, 2009

2010 update: Lo, the Web Performance Advent Calendar hath moved 10/2011 update: You can also read the web page with Romanian translation (by Web Geek Science) Dec 21 This post is part of the 2009 performance advent calendar experiment. Stay tuned for the articles to come. Perceived page loading time is just as important as […]