HTTP: The Protocol Every Web Developer Must Know – Part 2
In my previous article, we covered some of HTTP’s basics, such as the URL scheme, status codes and request/response headers. With that as our foundation, we will look at the finer aspects of HTTP, like connection handling, authentication and HTTP caching. These topics are fairly extensive, but we’ll cover the most important bits.HTTP …
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A plea for #progressive #enhancement | Stephanie Rieger
And to be clear, the menu wasn’t merely a bit flaky on these devices. It never opened at all (and this is a big, presumably important menu…with 20 sub-navigation items).
On all devices except the Galaxy Nexus, Kindle Fire, and 10″ Tab, at least a third of the content also loaded offscreen, resulting in a perpetual horizontal scroll. To make matters worse, the viewport meta tag had been set to ‘maximum-scale=1′ , preventing most browsers (and therefore users) from zooming to temporarily rectify the horizontal scroll issue.
C’est pas gagné encore, le #web_mobile. Il reste du boulot.
#Netflix Now Biggest Source Of #Internet Traffic In North America
Sandvine concludes Netflix is now the “unquestioned king of North America’s fixed access networks,” noting that, even when averaged over a 24-hour period and when both upstream and downstream traffic are accounted for, Netflix tops charts as the largest source of web traffic, making up 22.2% of traffic, ahead of BitTorrent’s 21.6%
Anatomy of a Crushing (Pinboard Blog)
Quelques erreurs lui ont coûté cher :
Too many tasks required typing into a live database
We had no public status page
I assumed slaves would be within a few minutes of the master
et d’autres aspects lui ont sauvé la mise :
We used dedicated hardware
We charged money for a good or service
ten million bookmarks, eleven thousand new users, forty-odd refunds, and about a terabyte of newly-crawled data.
Mother Jones web traffic up 400+ percent, partly thanks to explainers » Nieman Journalism Lab » Pushing to the Future of Journalism
Un format #web-journalistique qui visiblement réussit particulièrement bien à MoJo :
the explainer “is a way of stitching together all the work that everyone’s been doing. And we’re thrilled that readers have responded.”
exemple: “What’s Happening in Tunisia Explained”
0. Recent news, scoop
1. “What is Tunisia?”
2. “What’s happening?”
3. “Why are Tunisians unhappy?”