Wednesday, March 17th, 2021
Monday, December 14th, 2020
Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
Get an idea of how much your website is contributing to the climate crisis.
In total, the internet produces 2% of global carbon emissions, roughly the same as that bad boy of climate change, the aviation industry.
Monday, May 20th, 2019
Page web bloat score (WebBS for short) is calculated as follows:
WebBS = TotalPageSize / PageImageSize
Yes, this is a tongue-in-cheek somewhat arbitrary measurement, but it’s well worth reading through the rationale for it.
How can the image of a page be smaller than the page itself?
Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
Here’s an interesting metric for measuring performance: take the overall page weight of a URL and divide it by the file size of the screenshot of that URL.
Tuesday, January 26th, 2016
A nifty tool from Brad to help calculate and allocate performance budgets. Click around and edit the numbers.
Thursday, October 15th, 2015
A handy little for calculating your performance budget based on how long you want your page to take to load on a particular connection.
Wednesday, December 14th, 2011
A brilliantly cool handmade iPhone case by Jane.
Tuesday, July 8th, 2008
A handy tool for calculating grid and gutter widths although you'll still have to some calculating to get the figures to work in percentages (assuming you're designing for the Web).
Friday, December 22nd, 2006
Calculate your Web Coolness, courtesy of Cameron. Of course he couldn't resist one more jibe at me in there.
Monday, August 29th, 2005
The fascinating story of an application built by ex-employees sneaking into Apple.