Category Archives: Web

Google PageSpeed Insights sucks hard time!

Do you know the one tool that I hate more than any other by Google? Well, it should be no surprise to page speed junkies, it is Google PageSpeed Insights.

It is a simple tool (seemingly) to help webmasters, developers and normal people analyze their website for speed. You see, web performance is officially a search ranking factor, so Google has this tool by which they score websites out of 100. While it seems to have been built to help developers, etc., for me it seems to have been built to frustrate and torture page speed junkies. Especially freelancers are … Read More

Vivaldi browser is here…Chrome’s replacement?

Vivaldi is a brand new web browser from ex-Opera CEO Jo von Tetzchner and a ex-Opera cofounder. Vivaldi is a freeware software developed and distributed by Vivaldi Technologies. The story of Vivaldi goes like that Opera was built to community users in 1994 by two people. Within few years, it gained huge popularity and was on the verge of becoming a leading web browser. But then the browser’s direction changed, to something founders of the Vivaldi, did not believe, was where Opera was supposed to head.

The browser just got a new feature in a recent update. Yeah, another market … Read More

Webmasters, care about speed, man! Pleeeaaassee??!!

One thing that should be the focus of web designers and web developers alike, today, is web performance. That’s an area that’s in dire need of attention. Web performance, to define, is the time it takes for a website or a web page to load. I think of it as the backbone of User Experience. The faster a site loads or displays contents, the better the User Experience. In an an industry as fast-paced as ours, people tend to have lower attention spans. They are being dragged/begged for their attention from all sides. So.. an average cannot afford to wait … Read More

Browser Wars: Brief History

There has been a good deal of browsers in past. Most of them admitted defeated, few that left include Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera, Safari, etc. Unlike Chrome’s extensions, browsers don’t seem to be in big quantity, at least to me. But apparently, there had been many web browsers in past. Through the inevitable process of evolution, today’s browsers possess the power they do because of past browsers. The quality of usability and performance has also evolved significantly. All credits to? To applications of past.

There’s something called browser wars. To define the term, it is basically wars … Read More