In this week’s news, we share slides from RailsConf, look at the business of speed and get four important web performance lessons for SMBs.
* Google engineer Ilya Grigorik shares how Google is making the web faster, one Rails page at a time.
* Joshua Bixby is back to discuss the business of speed and why web performance optimization is an institutional need.
* Brad Frost asks what is more important for a better mobile experience: responsive web design or optimizing site performance.
* Engineer and author, Max Kanat-Alexander, explains the benefits of simple code and why it is worth the effort it requires.
* James Edward Gray II describes ten things you may not know Rails can do.
* This video from Cloud Computing Development shows how to build your first Node.js app on Heroku.
* Developer Justin Rusbatch introduces Compilify, a .NET compiler you can run from your web browser.
* Strangeloop explains four important web performance lessons for SMBs.
* Level 3 Communications looks at the business side of web performance.
* Michael Farley’s RailsConf presentation shows how to use Ruby to add new features to Ruby itself.