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Author Addy Osmani

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Addy Osmani is an engineering manager working on Google Chrome. His team focuses on speed tools and frameworks, helping keep the web fast. Devoted to the open-source community, the projects Addy has contributed to include Lighthouse (an auditing tool for performance and web best practices), Workbox (libraries for offline-caching files using service workers), Yeoman (the web scaffolding tool), Critical (the critical-path CSS optimization tool), and TodoMVC. Addy is the author of the book Learning JavaScript Design Patterns.

Using Modern Image Formats: AVIF And WebP

Image Optimization

Images have always been a key part of the web. Our brains are able to interpret images much faster than text, which is why high-quality visuals drive conversions and user engagement.

That said, loading images efficiently at scale isn’t a little project for a quiet afternoon. It requires understanding of compression techniques, loading behavior, image decoding and image CDNs, adaptive media loading and caching.

This book will equip you with everything you need to know to optimize how you compress, serve and maintain images — boosting performance along the way. Jump to table of contents.

528 pages. High quality hardcover + eBook (PDF, ePUB, Kindle). Written by Addy Osmani. Shipping now.

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How To Write Fast, Memory-Efficient JavaScript

Journey Through The JavaScript MVC Jungle

The Smashing Guide To Moving The Web Forward

9 Lessons From A Review Of JavaScript Code

Essential jQuery Plugin Patterns

Image Optimization (eBook)

Images have always been a key part of the web. Our brains are able to interpret images much faster than text, which is why high-quality visuals drive conversions and user engagement.

That said, loading images efficiently at scale isn’t a little project for a quiet afternoon. It requires understanding of compression techniques, loading behavior, image decoding and image CDNs, adaptive media loading and caching.

This book will equip you with everything you need to know to optimize how you compress, serve and maintain images — boosting performance along the way.

Read more…