[thelist] Tip: ySlow - Open Source Profiling tool for web sites

Matt Warden mwarden at gmail.com
Wed Jul 25 08:39:24 CDT 2007

On 7/25/07, Christian Heilmann <codepo8 at gmail.com> wrote:
>   My parents always told me to invite the neighbour kids when I had a
> cool new toy to share it. Which makes me a very happy bunny that my
> employer now released our internal page profiling tool as a plugin for
> firefox. You can get it at http://developer.yahoo.com/yslow/ and can
> immediately test your web sites with it. The report it shows gives
> several easy to change tips how to make the site load and perform
> faster and grades your site from a to f in all these aspects. Don't
> bother any longer with bookmarklets showing the page weight - this is
> industrial strength stuff.

This is very cool, thanks for sharing. I forwarded it to my dev team
and there will be severe penalties if they do not install and use it!

Some of the suggestions it has are things that many developers do not
even realize (like the HTTP connection # bottleneck).

Matt Warden
Cincinnati, OH, USA

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