Not too long ago I received a coveted notification from Google to inform me of my opportunity to join the “Glass Explorers” program. It’s a cool opportunity, but by no means is it like rolling in with a rock star pass. Nope, instead you get to buy the Google Glass, approx, $1,500.00, and then go to one of three locations to pick them up (you pay your own travel). So I chose the greatest location, because of the city it was in, Chelsea Market in New York City. So the family and I drove up and stayed two evenings at the Jade Hotel in Greenwich Village and enjoyed a lot of what NYC has to offer. But none of this is really important, what follows next is the crux of this whole post. Continue reading
There are so many great articles out there regarding the performance of web browsers and rendering. This is an ever growing collection of links and to articles and information covering the topic. Feel free to ping me with any articles you have found so that I can add them to this list.
Avoiding Unnecessary Paints – http://www.html5rocks.com/en/tutorials/speed/unnecessary-paints/
Performance Profiling - https://developers.google.com/chrome-developer-tools/docs/using-timeline
As a front-end developer I have to always be sure that whatever feature I roll out works for my customers. In the past I had to stand up multiple VMs of various Windows OSs and Internet Explorer versions. The Windows XP with IE6 is a favorite of mine. But now, thanks to Microsoft, there is modern.ie…