A Look at the Improvements That TLS 1.3 Brings

tls 1.3

Nearly a decade has passed since the previous major encryption protocol update, yet the age of TLS 1.3 is finally upon us. Although it’s still very new, the new TLS is already getting a lot of attention from web developers. In addition to being faster and more secure, TLS 1.3 has numerous other improvements over its predecessors. This guide will explain how developers can take full advantage of the features the latest version of TLS has to offer.

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What Is HEIF and Will It Replace JPEG?

High Efficiency Image File Format

There’s been a lot of hype surrounding HEIF, a new image format that some say is poised to replace longtime standards like JPEG and GIF. What’s so different about high efficiency image files? This guide will cover the pros and cons of this new way of viewing photos.

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KeyCDN Launches New POP in Poland

pop in poland

KeyCDN is always on the lookout for ways to minimize latency and accelerate asset delivery worldwide. That’s why today we’re excited to announce that we’re further improving our presence in Europe with the launch of our new point of presence (POP) in Warsaw, Poland! The new POP is now in production and has been automatically added to all existing zones.

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Measuring Web Performance – Analyzing What Matters Most

measuring web performance

Professional web performance management has become its own industry, and rightfully so, as performance is vital to improving conversion rates, user retention, and more. However, the process of measuring web performance can take many shapes and with all the web performance metrics available it can be confusing to know which ones you should be tracking. This guide will serve as an overview of the ways you should be measuring web performance as well as provide additional insight and tools to help improve your site’s web performance.

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18 Quick Tips for Improving AngularJS Performance

angular performance

AngularJS is an open-source JavaScript framework developed and maintained by Google. The tool provides everything you need to create and manage dynamic frontends for web applications. Its modular approach to web design and massive support community make AngularJS a popular tool among professional developers. In fact, AngularJS powers some of the web’s most high traffic websites including Google and Virgin America. This guide will serve as an introduction to AngularJS and offer tips on how to improve AngularJS performance.

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Speed Up WordPress Gravatar Delivery With a CDN

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Images often times account for the largest part of a website. Website maintainers may include an abundance of images in a single post and may not be aware of image optimization techniques, or that they are loading images from various third-party sources. Whatever the reason, it’s important to do all you can to accelerate the load time of these images so that users aren’t left waiting longer than they should.

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Jenkins vs Travis – Comparing Two Popular CI Tools

jenkins vs travis

Continuous integration is now common practice, but not all CI tools are created equally. To be more precise, certain CI tools are better suited for certain types of projects. This guide will compare two of the most popular CI tools, Jenkins and Travis CI, to help you decide which one is preferable in specific situations.

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A 6 Part Introductory OpenSSL Tutorial

openssl tutorial

OpenSSL is among the most popular cryptography libraries. It is most commonly used to implement the Secure Sockets Layer and Transport Layer Security (SSL and TLS) protocols to ensure secure communications between computers. In recent years, SSL has become basically obsolete since TLS offers a higher level of security, but some people have gotten into the habit of referring to both protocols as “SSL.”

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KeyCDN’s WordPress Plugins are Now on GitHub

keycdn on github

KeyCDN loves giving back to the web performance community which is why we created 3 WordPress plugins that are directly related to making websites fasterCDN Enabler, Cache Enabler, and Optimus. Each of these plugins serves a different purpose however they all share the common goal of making websites perform better. We’ve gotten great response and feedback from our users since the launch of each plugin and now we’re happy to announce that each plugin is publicly available on GitHub.

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