Progressive Content Management Systems

Tl;DR This post summarizes a recent talk Weston Ruter and myself gave at Chrome Dev Summit , 2018:  Content Management Systems (CMS) are software platforms designed to simplify the creation and management of websites and their content. Nowadays, about 50% of websites are powered by some sort of CMS platform. Below, we discuss our experience moving … Continue reading Progressive Content Management Systems

The Perils of Mobile Web Performance

Niklaus Wirth (remember Pascal and Modula?) wrote a paper back in 1995 issuing a Plea for Lean Software. He starts stating a fact that has remained true in the desktop world since then:  “Memory requirements of today’s workstations typically jump substantially whenever there is a new software release. When demand surpasses capacity, it is time … Continue reading The Perils of Mobile Web Performance