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Links from the past few months

I haven’t blogged for a log while now, and have quite a few interesting things I’ve read and found that I’d like to note and share.

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Links from the past four weeks, 7th July edition

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  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UMnZiTL0tUc – The Secret to Safe Continuous Deployment: how a team at Google uses “perceptual diffs” of screenshots of their web application to detect things that usual forms of automated tests won’t

I have a few more interesting things queued, they’ll have to wait until next time though as I haven’t had time to read them properly and/or play with them.

Kelly Norton – On Layout & Web Performance

Interesting post covering layout thrashing by Kelly Norton.

Includes an example you can debug yourself using the Chrome debugger’s timeline, or the Speed Tracer extension.

The latter makes it really easy to see on its own timeline how much time things are taking, for example in response to a mouse click, and gives warnings for common problems.