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Ben Schwarz

Ben Schwarz

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New dashboard views, API token security updates and more

Release notes is a monthly summary of new features and product improvements. Updated Sites summary view We have changed the appearance of…

How Google Pagespeed works: Improve Your Score and Search Engine Ranking

In this article, we uncover how PageSpeed calculates it’s critical speed score. It’s no secret that speed has become a crucial factor in…

Visualise performance impact between deploys

We’ve introduced a way to track performance between deploys to ensure high quality while shipping new code to any environment. Learn more…

Test the impact of ads and third party scripts

Calibre’s new ad blocking allows you to effortlessly monitor pages with or without ads and third party tracking scripts. Now you’re able to…

Lighthouse 4 and more

We have been working closely with the Lighthouse team to ensure that Calibre provides the best experience of the most popular performance…

A native lazy load for the Web platform

A new Chrome feature dubbed “Blink LazyLoad” is designed to dramatically improve performance by deferring the load of below-the-fold images…

Scheduler 2.0

Our longest standing feature request was to improve Calibre’s test scheduler. What we’ve built aims to be straightforward and uncomplicated…

CLI 1.0.8: Site, page and test profile management

Last month I shared the announcement of Calibre’s new comand line interface & Node.js API. Here is what we’ve improved since with customer…

Introducing Calibre CLI

CLI is a crucial part of a comprehensive system that helps to improve and automate monitoring performance. Here’s what the command line…

Profiling React performance with React 16 and Chrome Devtools.

React was one of the first major front-end frameworks to not only name, but tout its rendering performance. React’s virtual dom is famous…

JavaScript parse and compile runtime metrics

After a busy November, we’re pleased to let you know that Calibre will now help you understand another vector of web performance…

The Critical Request

Serving a website seems pretty simple: Send some HTML, the browser figures out what resources to load next. Then we wait patiently for the…

Geckoboard integration: Create your own performance metrics dashboard 📈

For a long time now we’ve wanted to make Calibre fit right into existing workflows and integrate with the tools that you’re already using…

Beyond the Bubble: Real world performance

My work is entirely dedicated to that of helping people build better, faster and more accessible apps and websites. Running Calibre has…

Announcing Lighthouse Support

Performance, Progressive Web App, Best Practice, and Accessibility Audits built right in to Calibre It’s been almost two months since the…

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