5 minutes read Why Performance Testing We all want our websites to be responsive and useful. However, the biggest correlation between website performance and business results is seen by improving the performance and speed of your website. Users get bored if they have to wait for too long to load your website or application. Performance Testing and Load… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Modern Performance Metrics
Monitor The Speed of Your Website
3 minutes read An easy way to monitor the speed and rendering of your website, also how fast your website or any of the web pages on your website is to use the Website Performance Monitoring Service from LoadFocus. Why does this matter? Well, first of all you want your website to appear in search engines like Google… Read more »
How to Install JMeter on Mac?
2 minutes read When starting with Apache JMeter for performance testing the first step you need to take is to install JMeter on your development machine so that you can develop the test scripts. For installing JMeter on Mac machine you have a couple of options: Installing JMeter via Homebrew Installing JMeter by downloading the archive with the… Read more »
What is First Meaningful Paint (FMP)?
< 1 minute read Time to First Meaningful Paint (TTFMT) is a modern performance metric introduced by few engineers from Google, and is the time to paint the main content that users are interested in, so the thing the users came here for. Rendering some background color can be much easier and faster, but that’s definitely not what the… Read more »
What is First Paint (FP) in Modern Performance Metrics?
< 1 minute read First Paint (FP) shows the time it took for something to happen, anything at all, however this can be not so useful, as this first render, may not be very useful for the user, and for the overall experience. First Paint entry marks the first key moment developers care about in page load – when… Read more »
What is First Contentful Paint?
3 minutes read A customer decides if a website is “slow” or “fast” by multiple moments experienced during the load of the website. Definiton First Contentful Paint (FCP) is a performance metric which measures the time from navigation to the time when the browser renders the first bit of content from the DOM. It provides feedback that the… Read more »