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Pingdom’s must-read articles #54

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SUMMARY: Another selection by @pingdom of articles about web performance and the Internet, and technology in general. Tweet this

Every week we bring you a set of fresh articles from around the web that we think you should consider having a read through. Here’s this week’s selection. Hopefully you find something interesting and useful.

This week’s suggested reading

  • WebKit has implemented srcset, and it’s a good thing: Mat Marquis gives us the background to the srcset attribute.
  • Performance testing at Postmark: Igor Baloš of the Postmark team details how it works with performance issues.
  • Web performance optimization – Why it matters and how? [Part-1]: Sabih Ahmed updates us on “how web performance optimization has evolved, what’s its significance these days and how business can approach a proficient Web performance optimization strategy and increase their productivity.”
  • Business Insider built an awesome analytics validator and you can use it: The team at Business Insider built a custom system using Node.js to monitor their site. It’s called Haunted, and it’s available as an NPM package for you to use.
  • The six Google Tech talks every developer should watch: Six interesting talks selected by Michael Grothaus. Topics include how to design a good API, teaching kids to code, big data, and more.

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