CDN Benefits
27 Dec 2020
Unexpected business benefits of using a CDN are the indirect advantages one gains from the performance provided by a Content Delivery Network platform. Page load speeds, application performance, and a great user experience have always been vital components in any online strategy. However, as the world continues to embrace digital solutions, focusing on these requirements is now more critical than ever. As almost every aspect of our daily lives starts or ends with an online service, organizations that operate [...]
microsoft clarity
13 Dec 2020
Microsoft Clarity is a website analytics tool that provides insights into site visitation and user interaction. The platform offers free visitor statistics, session recordings, and heatmaps providing site operators with a better understanding of user behavior. Launched at the end of October 2020 and created to help developers manage websites, Microsoft Clarity delivers the information you need to make informed design decisions.  For years Google Analytics has been the leading website analytics platform. Its dominant role in providing website operators with [...]
Blockchain CDN
30 Nov 2020
Blockchain is an emerging technology that has grown in popularity with innovators and solution architects over the past few years. With real-world use cases that range from the confidential sharing of medical data to supply chain monitoring, this platform offers any organization a secure system to store and retrieve transactional information.  At its core, blockchain is a database. It differs from traditional databases by the method it uses to store and retrieve information. As it records data in virtual blocks, [...]
Artificial Intelligence AI
17 Nov 2020
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a complex and diverse field. In computer science, it refers to numerous technologies and frameworks that encompass an ever-evolving area of specialty. Focusing on creating machines and systems that need no human intervention to perform tasks and make decisions, understanding AI can be overwhelming. Machine learning, speech recognition assistants such as Alexa and Siri, and even the algorithm that recommends movies for you on Netflix are some of the examples we encounter daily. As advances [...]
Microsoft Edge
09 Nov 2020
Microsoft Edge has been around since 2015. However, with the announcement that Microsoft will no longer support Internet Explorer from mid-August 2021, Edge is poised to become the Windows operating system's de-facto web browser. As the world's most widely used operating system, web developers cannot ignore Windows. Ignoring its extensive user base will result in a poor experience for users of this ubiquitous platform. Currently, Google Chrome is the world's leading browser, with 69% of users utilizing it to access the Internet. [...]
Google Lighthouse
18 Oct 2020
Google Lighthouse is an automated tool built to aid developers in creating better web pages. It is free, open-source, and embedded in Chrome with the rest of the Developer Tools. Lighthouse gives you the capability to audit web fundamentals such as performance, progressive web app review, general best practices, accessibility, and Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Written in JavaScript, you can run it against any web page, and even measure site pages that require authentication. In addition to the embedded version that [...]
CDN Benefits
29 Sep 2020
Core Web Vitals are metrics that focus on the user experience as a webpage renders in a user's browser. Historically, Google's Page Rank algorithm concentrated on overall page load speed and mobile-friendliness. However, a recent blog post from the search engine giant stated that people prefer sites that deliver a superior page experience. Their research determined that a modern web user demands a responsive, visually stable, and fast service. Subsequently, Google announced that these factors would play a vital role in [...]
CDN performance
07 Sep 2020
Performance metrics are a set of tools that you can leverage to ensure your site delivers the best user experience possible. As everything we do these days requires an online interaction, be it a search for a specific item or listening to your favorite song, the digital services we interact with have become an integral part of our daily lives. Creating a first-rate user experience in this competitive market is vital, and developers need to factor this narrative into [...]
Edge Computing
25 Aug 2020
CoAP, the Constrained Application Protocol, allows developers to include simple, constrained devices in modern-day edge computing platforms. With the evolution of networking technologies and the wide-scale rollout of 5G in many parts of the world, the proliferation of solutions that leverage the Internet of Things (IoT) will increase exponentially. However, even with the expected improvement in average network speeds, constrained environments with low bandwidth and availability will exist for the foreseeable future. Before we can understand the need for CoAP [...]
CDN performance
11 Aug 2020
Front-End Optimization is a complex task in any web development project. As the migration to digital platforms continues to grow exponentially, rapid performance with pages that load within a few seconds is vital. However, optimizing your front-end technologies is not a simple task as it involves the orchestration of several fundamental variables.  Site assets that load in real-time, such as JavaScript, fonts, and images, directly influence page load speeds. Encryption, API calls, and the location of your origin server also [...]