By Thomas Fuchs on July 9, 2009
For web developers, there’s an obvious choice of which browser to use for developing web applications. Firefox it is, right? Wrong.
Let’s compare the two browsers, more specifically Safari 4 vs. Firefox 3.5. Both browsers pass the Acid2 test with flying colors, but when it comes to Acid3, Firefox only reaches 93% compliance (up from 71% in Firefox 3.0). Safari? 100%.
By Sagar Kamdar on June 4, 2009
At Google, we focus constantly on speed; we believe that making our websites load and display faster improves the user’s experience and helps them become more productive. Today, we want to share with the web community some of the best practices we’ve used and developed over the years, by open-sourcing Page Speed.
By John Resig on February 23, 2009
With jQuery 1.3.2 out the door I’ve been looking for more ways to profile and optimize jQuery.
Previously I did a survey of jQuery-using sites to figure out which selectors they were using. This led to the construction of the new Sizzle Selector Engine which targeted those selectors for improvement.