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Archive for the 'Optimizations' Category

Free YUI Hosting

Tuesday, February 27th, 2007

A few days old now, but Yahoo! has just recently announced they will be providing free hosting of the yui javascript libraries. Which is great news, if this fits your security policy. Ultimately, I’m happy to see them doing this, as it makes a lot of sense in terms of caching and keeping your application [...]

Optimizing HTTP Performance

Wednesday, November 29th, 2006

Tenni over on the YUI Blog recently wrote part 1 on a piece about improving web performance by reducing HTTP Requests. A while back, Cal Henderson wrote on ThinkVitamin, how to “serve javascript fast“. However, Tenni is taking a more focussed approach on just the HTTP Requests. Maybe part 2 will consider a more balanced [...]

Online Banking – Passwords

Monday, July 31st, 2006

This is something I’ve thought about a number of times (coincidentally; each time I proceed to login to my online banking service), but only until a conversation broke out about it in the work lunchroom was I prompted to blog it. When you think of online banking one of the first things most of us [...]