Linux and PHP web application support and development (Bromsgrove, UK)


Improving website performance – 10 tips

While desktop users are generally getting faster and faster internet connections, it’s still the case that optimising a page’s generation and delivery can lead to a significantly better user experience. This is especially the case for mobile users – who are often on a relatively low speed and/or high latency connection. With this in mind,┬áhere […]

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Faster is better – rethinking SQL queries to improve API response times

At the moment we’re redeveloping an existing JSON based API, which is used by a mobile application. We knew the performance of the previous release of the API was good – it’s been in use for the last two years without any problems, and easily outperforms a competitor’s API. However, our dataset size is due […]

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Fight the bulge – page load time matters

One often overlooked, area ripe for improvement on websites is that of page weight – namely how much data needs to be downloaded by the web browser before the page is rendered. Most web pages will be constructed from a mixture of Javascript, Stylesheets (CSS), Images and HTML. A BBC news article states that the […]

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