Friday, July 29, 2011

Takeaway from High Performance HTML5

speed matters
WPWG (web performance working group)
Web Timing (Navigation/User/Resource timing/window.performance)
prefetching, prerendering
async & defer
app cache (update is served on 2nd reload?!)
localStorage (5M max) as cache
! @font-face

Friday, July 15, 2011

Netflix doubled the price

Look for alternatives?
Apple web rental
Amazon web rental
Blockbuster web rental
Amazon On-demand Video for Amazon Prime
Xfinity (Comcast)

Monday, July 11, 2011

Takeaways from Mobile FEO Webinar

1. Mobile Web Performance provides challenges and opportunities (everything has 2 sides)

2. Number of request is the top slowdown factor on mobile web
3. Javascript on mobile is much slower than desktop (due to weaker CPU)
4. Javascript evaluation estimated at 1ms per kb
5. HTML5 localStorage is the solution to smaller mobile cache
6. Mobitest is a free online service

Here is the summary of Mobile FEO

Friday, July 1, 2011

Day trip

Santa Cruz Seacliff State Beach
Mystery spot
Pigeon Point Lighthouse
City of sausalito
Half Moon Bay Golf Links, Miramontes Point Road, Half Moon Bay, CA
San Francisco
California Academy of Sciences
Stinson beach
Muir woods
Oakland Zoo
Golden gate fields
Berkeley university
Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo (1451 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA 94301)
Stanford university
17 miles drive
Big sur
Rancho Open space
Bodega Bay, CA (for crabbing)
Fort Point National Historic Site (under Golden Gate Bridge, for crabbing)
Lands End Park San Francisco
Legion of Honor
Lincoln Park   
Point Reyes
Point Lobos State Reserve
Fitzgerald Marine Reserve
Harvest Time in Brentwood (#26 for cherry)

Palace of Fine Arts Theatre (3601 Lyon St, San Francisco)
Fort Pint (Marine Drive‬, San Francisco, CA 94129‬)
39 Pier‬ San Francisco, CA 94133-1045‬

Napa Valley (Winery tour)
1. V Sattui :
Wine tasting (minimum is 5), tour and lunch (picnic or buy lunch there)
recommend Muscat and Gamay wine if want to purchase some

2. Castello Di Amorosa
Very beautiful winery.  wine tasting ($16 per head, kids are free for admission and wine tasting). Most wineries are free, but some are not like this one.

3. Beringer winery
Oldest winery in Napa – a lot of movies were firmed here.

4. Robert Mondavi
their red wine is very famous, suggest to buy some

This place is all about champagne