Improving Front-End Performance in Mature Web Apps

Development, Performance
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The steps the Open Source project WordPress took to increase its front-end performance many-fold, what worked and what didn’t.

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Matt Mullenweg

WordPress / Automattic

Matt Mullenweg blogs at ma.tt. He is best known as the founding developer of WordPress, the blogging software he guided from a handful of users to the most widely used open source blog tool. In late 2005 he left CNET to found Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, Akismet.com, and Gravatar. In his spare time he enjoys taking photographs and playing jazz.

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