A Decade of Web Performance

2020 is not only a new year but also the start of a new decade so in this article we take a look at how some industry-accepted web performance best practices have been impacted by the technology advances of the past ten years.

In the beginning

For many, the origins of web performance began with Steve Souders when he wrote his books High Performance Web Sites and Even Faster Web sites over 10 years ago.

In his work he developed 14 rules, listed below, that when applied should speed up the loading of web pages and the performance of websites.....