So far in this book, we've identified the fundamental issues of web performance and how to measure them. In this and the following chapters, we'll begin to take steps to address these performance issues.
Our aim is to create lean websites, and for that we need to establish an exercise routine, so to speak—a set of procedures to ensure that our sites are fast, responsive and enjoyable for our users.
Just as we might sign up for an intensive boot camp course to make our bodies lean, so let's get started on our web performance boot camp. To prepare ourselves, we'll take the following steps:
set up a monitoring mechanism for recording the performance of our website in order to understand what to optimize ...