Author: Steve Souders
Publisher: O'Reilly, 2009
Pros: Good advice about loading scripts asynchronously
Cons: Mixed collection of topics
Reviewed by: Ian Elliot
This is a follow-on to Steve Souders' first effort to help us make our websites run faster and this time it’s a team effort. It starts off with an essay by Douglas Crockford on Ajax performance which is short and mainly about the psychology and philosophy of optimisation – consider it a scene setter for the rest of the book.