Rendering: repaint, reflow/relayout, restyle

Dec 17th, 2009

2010 update: Lo, the Web Performance Advent Calendar hath moved Dec 17 This post is part of the 2009 performance advent calendar experiment. Stay tuned for the articles to come. UPDATE: Ukraine translation here. Nice 5 “R” words in the title, eh? Let’s talk about rendering – a phase that comes in the Life of […]


Picassa’s progressive photo rendering

Mar 5th, 2009

If you’ve followed the series of image optimization posts on the YUIblog, you’ve probably seen the one about progressive JPEGs. In short, if a photo is over 10K it has a high probability of being smaller in file size when you use progressive JPEG. How do you turn a normal, baseline JPEG into a progressive […]