The goal of the Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) project is to give publishers a way to distribute their content in a highly performant way on mobile devices, resulting in happier visitors. Publishers are beginning to invest in AMP support now that AMP pages are becoming prioritized in search results. With the lower markup complexity of AMP pages, you can also reduce your development and infrastructure costs.
Nic Jansma and Nigel Heron cover the benefits, challenges, and alternatives to AMP. Along the way, they discuss why your old performance measuring techniques won’t work, how new AMP features attempt to bridge the monitoring gap, how the AMP project is being improved to help measure more real-user performance characteristics of AMP pages, and how the boomerang team is working with the AMP project to get there.
Nic Jansma is a software developer at Akamai building high-performance websites, apps, and open source tools.
Nigel Heron is a software engineer with a passion for performance. Nigel works on the data collection team at SOASTA for the mPulse and boomerang products. He enjoys modifying anything that can be optimized, whether applications, databases, servers, or even race cars.
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