IE8 developer toolbar: A step forward to measure RIA performance, a case study

With the new wave of RIA, the applications are relying more on JavaScript for the rich user experience. The two key factors which influence the performance a.k.a end user experience are: JavaScript and the Client Processing Speed.  With a standard client processor, it is not very uncommon to find plateau of high CPU utilization on…

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Ajax, behind the scene, is everything optimized?

Out of curiosity I was toying with Http Professional 5.2 and some high performance web sites which use Ajax. Incidentally, I tried Google’s http://www.google.com/webhp?complete=1&hl=en. and found something interesting. This feature is cool as it guides the users to search for particular strings (Fig. 1), by pre-fetching possible matches from the back end. I started, HttpWatch Professional…

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