Related to the discipline of improving the performance of web pages. Performance may be measuring page load time, memory usage, UI jankiness, Rendering time, etc.
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When web browsers need to draw updates to a page, like for scrolling or animations, they typically draw up to 60 times a second. Each drawing pass is called a frame. To have completely smooth animations and scrolling behavior, the browser can spend no more than 1000ms/60 (or 16.67ms) on each frame.
In this post we’ll be discussing lots of ways to tune web servers and proxies. Please do not cargo-cult them. For the sake of the scientific method, apply them one-by-one, measure their effect, and decide whether they are indeed useful in your environment.