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Resources

Books

High Performance Web Sites
H
igh Performance Web Sites
Steve Souders

Even Faster Web Sites
E
ven Faster Web Sites
Steve Souders

Tools

Browser Tools

The browser plugins Yahoo YSlowGoogle Page Speed, and MySpace’s Performance Tracker are used to profile a website and find problems. The Chrome and Safari browsers include waterfall charts and performance information in their developer tools.

Services

The free WebPagetest service provides great waterfall charts and performance info using remotely hosted Internet Explorer.

Zoompf’s Web Performance Optimizer service scans your entire website and provides a comprehensive list of recommendations and improvements.