Posts tagged with 'browser'

PCPlus 317: Optimise your web pages

Although this article appeared in January 2012, I wrote it in November the previous year. How do I know? Because I talk about the Kindle Fire I’d just received (I’d pre-ordered it) and about the Amazon Silk browser. In essence I wanted to talk about how Silk optimized (or not – it gets very subjective) the display of web pages. To begin with I had to talk about how browsers find, download, and render a web page in the first place. I discuss a bit of DNS, the name of a root document...