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How to speed up your Web-Applications

Developing with JavaScript and SAPUI5 makes a lot of fun! Especially when you create a fancy user-interface, which makes a good impression on your customers. An other smart way to improve the user experience is to speed up the performance of your applications. In this post I want to show you some resources, which could be very useful for your daily work.

1. Best Practices for Speeding Up Your Web Site by Yahoo Developer Network

This article offers 35 best practices divided into 7 categories for making your web applications fast. Some issues are mainly focused on web-site-development, but others are very important for all kind of web-applications e.g. Minify JavaScript and CSS, Minimize HTTP Requests or Use a Content Delivery Network.

2. Make the Web Faster by Google Developers

A very comprehensive collection of tools and best practices. I do recommend the sections PageSpeed Rules and Tutorials.

3. Developing High Performance Web Apps – CodeMash 2011 by Timothy Fisher

Nice presentation with a big agenda and useful tips. By the way: There are a lot of helpful presentations on slideshare. Just search after “web app performance” or something like that.

4. Why mobile web apps are slow by Drew Crawford

A very interesting post about Javascript Performance, focused on mobile platforms. It’s more technical oriented, but absolutely advisable.

5. Mobile Web Performance by Guy Podjarny, Google Tech Talk November 10, 2011

At the end, i want to show you two succeeded videos from Google Tech Talk. Besides, you can  find a lot of other interesting videos on the official channel GoogleTechTalks.

6. Speed Up Your JavaScript by Nicholas C. Zakas, Google Tech Talk June 4, 2009

Hope these information help you, to speed up your apps.

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