Reducing the payload: compression, minification, 204s

Dec 11th, 2009

2010 update: Lo, the Web Performance Advent Calendar hath moved Dec 11 This post is part of the 2009 performance advent calendar experiment. Stay tuned for the next articles. After removing all the extra HTTP requests you possibly can from your waterfall, it’s time to make sure that those that are left are as small […]


PNG optimization tools

Dec 22nd, 2008

I’m currently experimenting with different tools for optimizing PNG images to figure out strengths/weaknesses of each. Only considering free, ideally open-source, tools that can be run from the command line. For I just picked pngcrush for no particluar reason and I was thinking that once I have the optimization tool up and running and […]