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Introducing Opportunities & Experiments: Taking the Guesswork out of Performance

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The WebPageTest team has been working on improving the platform since Catchpoint acquired them, and now they're releasing awesome new features to help better test performance and try actual improvements! 😍

we’re launching No-Code Experiments: a brand new feature to let you test optimizations on your site without you ever having to touch your site’s code.

  1. How much data should my Service Worker put upfront in the offline cache?

    I love when Web site/apps work even when I'm offline. I've made my SVG game esviji work offline thanks to appcache just after attending Jake Archibald conference about why Application Cache is a Douchebag during the 2012 edition of the Paris Web conference. Fortunately, we have now Service Workers (in some browsers), which gives us more control over this kind of cache for offline browsing. But as Uncle Ben says, “With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility”.