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There is a little setting in your ASP.NET Web.config file that sets compilation debug to true. If you debug your application locally, this gets set for you if it hasn’t been set already… <system.web> <compilation debug=”true” targetFramework=”4.5.2″ /> <!– … –> This is necessary for debugging, but also costly. That’s why your default Web.Release.config transform […]
Donald Knuth has become one of my go-to quotes recently* in respect of optimisation… We should forget about small efficiencies, say about 97% of the time: premature optimization is the root of all evil. Yet we should not pass up our opportunities in that critical 3%. The problem with most optimisation ideas is that they […]
The phrase “performance is a feature” is not new. If you get it, leave now and go read something new. I am certain nothing I’m about to type is novel. So here is the thing. Cranked was hugely influenced by XP, it had major differences too – but one of the biggest headlines was Kent […]
I have stuck with my trusty content management system for years, but the weight of content combined with the number of visitors has been causing page speeds to suffer a little recently. Average page load times have been landing in the 3 to 4 second mark, which sucks. So a tactical change was required to […]