Self host static assets

Now this may seem counter-intuitive, but stay with me.  Please self host your static assets. There was a big trend a few years ago (probably more than a few) to use CDNs, especially for third party libraries, such as jQuery.  And yes, I fell into this trap as well. The idea behind it was pretty…

New Cloudflare app – Instant Page

I wrote a post 3 months ago about pre-fetching links to improve performance.  This post talked about a library called instant.page, which is a free and open source library that uses just-in-time preloading, meaning it preloads a page right before a user clicks on it. Pages are preloaded only when there’s a good chance that a user…

Sonarwhal renamed to Webhint

A little over a year ago I wrote a post about testing your website with sonarwhal, a new tool I’d heard about for testing you website for security, performance and accessibility issues.  I then followed that up with a post about sonarwhal via the command line. I did promise to go through and fix all the issues…