Review: High Performance Web Sites

This is a review of "High Performance Web Sites" by Steve Souders First off this book is written by someone who knows just a tad about front end client web interfaces and their performance, being the performance chief at Yahoo he has quite a bit of experience under his belt. Myself having done a fair … Continue reading Review: High Performance Web Sites

Advanced HTTP operations in Flex outside of AIR

I am currently pretty deep into a Flex/AS3 RIA desktop app project whereby I have several advanced needs. Such as to download partial files to the desktop (byte-range requests), execute HEAD requests to get remote file sizes, execute multipart POSTs, talk to some REST apis, and finally be able to read any write HTTP headers..... … Continue reading Advanced HTTP operations in Flex outside of AIR