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2016-08-19_09-45-19

Chrome Developer Tab “Resources” Now Called “Application”

I use the Chrome Developer Tools daily. Something I noticed today when finally upgrading my production browser is that the “Resources” tab I use so often was GONE!!!  AHHH… Fortunately a quick search revealed that they had made some changes and the same resources can be found on the “Application” tab.  Phew!  (Tip: Install Chrome […]

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Understanding Website Load Speeds : Waterfall Charts

Understanding Website Load Speeds : Waterfall Charts

Google has put up a really useful video on their developer portal explaining how to properly use waterfall charts to understand page load times and how to use them to optimize your website. Anyone developing websites should understand how to utilize this powerful tool. The Original Post: https://developers.google.com/live/shows/779042419 Testing Tool: http://www.webpagetest.org/  

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YouTube Embed Screenshot

Custom YouTube Embeds

Google provides some hidden settings for customizing your YouTube videos, you can see the full documentation here.  The following is a quick overview of the most relevant settings. URL formatting:  Google’s preferred method of embedding videos is now iframes opposed to the oEmbed code, so the formatting for your settings will look like this: “Google’s Provided […]

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