Roundups & Resources

These posts consist of collections of links, docs, guides, tools, toolkits, libraries, GitHub repos, etc. that are of interest to front-end developers.

The Importance of Website Performance (Sources)

The Importance of Website PerformanceLately in some of my writing projects I’ve had to hunt down sources to demonstrate the importance of web page speed. Usually a quick Google search will pull up some pretty good ones, and I have a few others on file that I can refer to.

I thought I would put together a roundup of some of the ones I’ve been able to find. Web development bloggers, who are constantly promoting the importance of web page speed, should have these types of authoritative sources at their fingertips.

So consider this post the collective evidence for the importance of page speed. Posts are listed from oldest to newest.

Some JavaScript Resources Worth Checking Out

Some JavaScript Resources Worth Checking OutWith any programming language, the learning journey is seemingly an endless one. Because I don’t have a computer sciences background, I feel I’ll always struggle to keep my JavaScript abilities up to par.

Over the last year or so I’ve stumbled across a number of useful resources that I think are worth mentioning here. Many of these are not for the faint of heart. Some pretty heavy stuff often geared towards advanced JavaScript developers and front-end engineers.

What’s the Best Source for Browser Usage Stats?

What's the Best Source for Browser Usage Stats?The other day I sent out a tweet asking what everyone thought was the best source for browser usage stats.

I wanted to know if there were any sources I’d not yet heard of that offer reliable global statistics for usage stats for various browsers.

Well, I didn’t get too many responses to the tweet, but I decided to put together my own list of sources for reliable browser usage stats.