The Critical Request | Responsive Web Design

The Critical Request

Using resource priorities to improve the speed of delivery. A great article that covers not just the approach to prioritising the right assets, but also how you can dig into the Dev Tools to find out what to prioritise.

Serving a website seems pretty simple: Send some HTML, the browser figures out what resources to load next. Then we wait patiently for the page to be ready.

Little may you know, a lot is going on under the hood.

Have you ever wondered how browser figures out which assets should be requested and in what order?

Today we’re going to take a look at how we can use resource priorities to improve the speed of delivery.

An excerpt from The Critical Request

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