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Touch and Cache
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 31 Jul 09

Rails 2.3.3 brings us a new feature called "touch". See how to use this to auto-expire associated caches in this episode.

Dynamic Page Caching
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 31 Jul 09

Use JavaScript to allow dynamic content in a page cache. In this episode I show you how to insert the user-specific content into a page through JavaScript.

Three Profiling Tools
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 18 Jun 09

Ever want to know what Rails is doing under the hood during a request? In this episode I show three different profiling tools: New Relic RPM, FiveRuns TuneUp, and Rack::Bug.

Exactly How to Use CSS Sprites
Category: Web Development > Other      Posted: 14 Mar 09

Today, Andres will be teaching us how to use CSS sprites to improve load times and decrease the number of HTTP requests that are made. As always, feel ...

Rack Middleware
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 07 Mar 09

Rack middleware is a way to filter a request and response coming into your application. In this episode I show how to modify the response body using middleware

Rails Metal
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 07 Mar 09

Rails Metal is a way to bypass the standard Rails request process for a performance boost. In this episode you will learn how to shave off a few milliseconds using Metal.

Page Responsiveness
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 28 Feb 09

Before we can talk about Server-side performance, we need to go over Client-side performance. We're talking about how fast your website comes up in a user's browser

Ruby Heavy-Lifting: Lazy load it, Event it, Defer it, and then Optimize it - Ilya Grigorik
Category: Languages > Ruby      Posted: 08 Feb 09

Ruby is great for scripting, what about the heavy-lifting? In this talk we’ll disassemble the lessons learned at AideRSS, and how we’ve optimized our ...

Performance Tuning
Category: Languages > Java      Posted: 04 Feb 09

Kirk Pepperdine will give a talk on Performancing Tuning, Kirk Pepperdine is a principle consultant for Kodewerk where he has focused on performance tuning. He has been involved with object technologies and performance for almost 20 years

Tomcat: Maximizing Performance & Security
Category: Languages > Java      Posted: 04 Feb 09

Mark Thomas, a senior software engineer from SpringSource and the leading contributor to Tomcat security, talks about how security vulnerabilities are handled by the Tomcat team and how end users are served while preventing security problems.

Mark discusses how using an open source projec...

Nicole Sullivan: Design Fast Websites (Don’t Blame the Rounded Corners)
Category: Web Development > Javascript      Posted: 02 Feb 09

Nicole Sullivan is a website performance specialist and a former member of Yahoo’s Exceptional Performance Team. She is currently writing a book for O’...

Douglas Crockford — Ajax Performance
Category: Web Development > Javascript      Posted: 02 Feb 09

Douglas Crockford returns to YUI Theater with another chapter in his evolving lecture series. This session, “Ajax Performance,” debunks common misconce...