Deciding to move to VPS Hosting

Running a website on a shared hosting environment has become a very volatile, unstable endeavor.  Frequent downtime, slow/overloaded servers, and limited control can seriously impact your ability to deliver your site.  This can result in poor engagement, lower sales (if you run an e-commerce site) and an overall loss of interest if Read More

Getting Started with HTML5 Canvas

The HTML5 Canvas element allows developers to create 2D drawings and animations in their web pages and apps through Javascript. There are many different applications for using the Canvas element, charts and graphs, animated banners, interactive graphics and even games, Canvas is proving to be quite flexible in delivering dynamic Read More

SmashingConf 2013

Addy Osmani recently gave a talk at SmashingConf 2013, outlining a case study he had done a while back, Gone In 60 Frames Per Second: A Pinterest Paint Performance Case Study.  The talk is incredibly informative, and is a really good primer for those looking to use the Performance and Rendering Tools available in Chrome to diagnose their site.

Video: Gone In 60fps – Making A Site Jank-Free