Supercharging page load

Jake Archibald introduces how making simple changes to Service Worker can vastly improve the startup and load performance of your web site. In this video Jake shows how he has made his Wikipedia application not only work offline but amazingly performant too.

Jake, in his typical Jake style. Love that guy!

One might argue that this is quite some overengineering as you need to pull in the ServiceWorker et al. If you want to keep it simple just unblock your JS and CSS, it’ll knock off quite some load time without an extensive amount of work / needing to learn a new technology.

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Bramus is a Freelance Web Developer from Belgium. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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