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10 JavaScript performance tips

Javascript performance tips

Every week we cover JavaScript performance tips in our blog and this particular blog post is also dedicated to JavaScript performance. We’ve collected top 10 JavaScript performance tips that will improve your website’s performance.

1. Download Faster With A Few Adjustments

When web pages have high amounts of varying content, it can cause pages significant lag time. Components including images, style sheets and scripts often cause the loading process to slow down.

You can make your pages load faster by reducing the size of your images or changing the format from high-resolution JPEG files to GIF or PNG format.

You can also clean your code, ridding it of unnecessary characters, including tabs, spaces and comments. You can use one of the many free tools, like Clean CSS that reduces your code.

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Category: Website Performance

ASP.NET Performance Tips

In this article you can find some easy steps you can follow to maximize the performance of your ASP.NET applications.

1. Use caching.

When multiple users request the same content from your page, your server can respond with a cached copy of that content. This way, only the first user will have to wait for the actual processing, all the next ones will have the content much faster. In this scenario it’s possible for the user to get old cached content instead of an updated new one. To avoid this use the SQL Cache Dependency. Here’s some information from Microsoft about it:
You have two options with caching. You can use output caching or partial page fragment caching. The key here is to make a clear separation between the static and dynamic content of your pages.

2. Use compression.

ASP.NET allows you to compress your pages before your server sends them to the client. It uses GZIP compression, which is not very CPU intensive. An easy way to improve the performance of your pages is to enable this feature. Read more…

Category: Website Performance

Monitis adds a monitoring node in Canada


MONTREAL, July 22, 2011– Monitis, the award-winning provider of the world’s first all-in-one cloud-based service that combines web site uptime, server and application monitoring, today announced the deployment of a new monitoring node in Canada.

This will provide companies whose business relies on the Web, a complete and accurate performance picture from the perspective of both Canadian and international web site visitors.

The addition of this node brings the total number of Monitis monitoring nodes operating around the world to 15.  Monitis’ nodes across the US, Canada, Europe, Asia, Australia and South America monitor clients’ key IT processes every 60 seconds – offering fast and frequent checks, as well as alert notifications into the health of servers, networks, applications, events, cloud storage facilities, cloud platforms, websites, transactions and other processes.

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30 Tips to Optimize HTML/CSS/Images for Smooth Web Experience

Do you want your customers and/or employees to have a speedy, no-hassle end-user experience when they use your website or server, respectively? Of course you do – because an unsatisfied end-user means lost business – as in the case of a customer – or a really annoyed employee – as in the case of a server.

That’s why Monitis — the 100% Cloud-based, complete, and flexible IT monitoring solution that consolidates back-end monitoring, application monitoring, website monitoring, and cloud monitoring in an all-lin-one, central monitoring service (that was a mouthful) — has put together this collection of tips for optimizing HTML/CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) and images. In order to check the effect of these tips Website administrators can use Monitis’ instant web page load test or use real browser full web page monitoring.

So, here are some ways to speed things up: Read more…

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30 JavaScript optimization tips – Presentation

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