Is Responsive Web Design (RWD) slowing your site down? It doesn’t have to. With this concise book, you’ll learn practical techniques for improving performance with RWD, including a default set of guidelines you can use as an easy starting point. Web performance researcher and evangelist Guy Podjarny walks you through several existing solutions for dealing with RWD performance problems, and offers advice for choosing optimizations that will be most useful for your needs.
Address performance issues by starting with Podjarny’s default guidelines
Prioritize resources to avoid excess content in RWD and defer the load of any content that’s not critical
Explore server-side Adaptive Delivery and RESS solutions as an alternative to “pure” RWD
Guy Podjarny, or Guypo for short, is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Akamai’s Web Experience business unit.
Guy Podjarny (Guypo) is a web performance researcher/evangelist and Akamai's Web CTO, focusing primarily on Mobile and Front-End performance.
As a researcher, Guy frequently runs large scale tests, exploring performance in the real world and matching it to how browsers behave, and was one of the first to highlight the performance implications of Responsive Web Design.
Guy is also the author of Mobitest, a free mobile measurement tool, and contributes to various open source tools. Guy was previously the co-founder and CTO of blaze.io, acquired by Akamai in 2012.
All of the author's proceeds from this book are being donated to Code Club.
Code Club is a non-profit organization that aims to give every child in the world the chance to learn to code, by providing project materials and a volunteer framework to support the running of after-school coding clubs. Learn more at http://codeclubworld.org.