All posts by Philippe Guilbert

Paris Web 2017: Web Performance in the spotlight!

The 12th edition of Paris Web – the unmissable event dedicated to web quality – has been held last week. With Dareboost – for the very first time – as one of the sponsors. As a matter of fact, our on-site stand has not been – by far – the only place where one would learn about web performance! This event also allowed us to meet long-time clients and partners, as well as Harry Roberts, a renowned and amazing speaker and also a prescriber for Dareboost! Continue reading Paris Web 2017: Web Performance in the spotlight!

[Infographics] DiG Publishing Lisbon: website speed tests results for leading european publishers

As Dareboost is one of the 40 selected startups coming from 15 countries by DiG Publishing to present their services to 120+ leading european publishers, we have decided to test the web performance of some of those top news medias and vertical websites with large audience before going to Lisbon. Here are the detailed results. Continue reading [Infographics] DiG Publishing Lisbon: website speed tests results for leading european publishers

Hiring, events and more: latest news you shouldn’t miss about Dareboost

A lot of news to announce about Dareboost! First of all, we are very glad to see our team reinforced with the arrival of our Customer Success Manager. That said, let’s have a look back to a few announcements you may have missed this summer. And then talk about some nice events Dareboost will be part of in the weeks to come.

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Website Performance Monitoring: 5 reasons why you should use synthetic monitoring

Regarding website monitoring, 2 approaches coexist – without competing: Real User Monitoring, based on real users browsing, and Synthetic Monitoring that emulates users visits. Let’s focus on the specific benefits brought by this second approach. Continue reading Website Performance Monitoring: 5 reasons why you should use synthetic monitoring

Website analysis: new checkpoints on Dareboost

UPDATE: New checkpoints described in this post are now available on dareboost.com!

On February 2nd, checkpoints applied to our website quality test tool will be updated. New checkpoints, impacts on the Dareboost score… Here is a detailed review of this update to come, so that you could anticipate it and avoid any drop of your own score! Continue reading Website analysis: new checkpoints on Dareboost

Website speed test & monitoring: Dareboost 2016 retrospective

Hello 2017, goodbye 2016! The Dareboost team wishes you all the best for this new year: success in your business and projects with, naturally, highest web performance for your pages! More than ever, Dareboost is the ultimate tool to help you improving your websites speed and quality. Here is a 2016 retrospective of the major evolutions concerning our service: you may enjoy (re)discovering some of them! Continue reading Website speed test & monitoring: Dareboost 2016 retrospective

On the way to HTTP/2: what to expect for front-end development?

We have announced it a couple months ago: our web performance testing tool now fully supports HTTP/2 and our best practices repository has been updated to handle the particularities of this new protocol. Now, let’s go back to the reasons of HTTP/2 emergence and talk about the major changes this protocol brings, and these old HTTP/1 best practices that we will have to give up! Continue reading On the way to HTTP/2: what to expect for front-end development?

DNS Mapping: one more feature for website speed tests with Dareboost

One more new feature has just been added to the advanced settings for our website speed tests, as for our monitoring and comparison features: the DNS Mapping. Thanks to this new option, you can now enforce one/many DNS resolutions. Let’s see why and how to use such a feature through a few examples. Continue reading DNS Mapping: one more feature for website speed tests with Dareboost

Major update announcement: HTTP/2 speed test support and more

Our team is glad to announce today our next major upgrade, planned deployed on 19th September, with a brand-new test probe technology. We’re detailing within this post all the evolutions and improvements. This is one of our biggest update, with amazing news such as HTTP/2 support and much more to discover…

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