HttpWatch Featured in ‘High Performance Web Sites’ Course at Stanford

calendarJanuary 20, 2009 in HttpWatch , Optimization

Steve Souders, the web performance evangelist at Google, taught a course last year at Stanford’s Computer Science Department based on his highly regarded ‘High Performance Web Sites’ book. The course materials including slides, notes and labs are available from Steve’s web site.

A video has also been released of the first lecture of the course :

Steve Souder's High Performance Web Sites Course

Steve Souders' High Performance Web Sites Course

In the first few minutes, Steve uses HttpWatch running in Firefox to compare the performance of competing pairs of web sites including MySpace and Facebook, MSN and AOL, and the Google and Yahoo search engines.

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