re: Refreshing My Personal Website VIEW POST

re: I was going to have to have multiple pages on the website and thus I wanted to use React to get the performance associated with a single page appli...

I don't think the load time is a result of the choice of tech stack. Gatsby is a static site generator, which can hydrate to a SPA once loaded. I think it is a great choice for a blog! As you can see it is the intial html page which is the worst offender, not some huge javascript blob.


I tried and I get similar numbers:

There are many assets to download, the service workers is pulling down gifs of several megabytes and lots of different JS files. Probably by fixing those huge assets the UX will improve a lot :-)

Seeing the same on mobile as well (slow loading speeds) running through my home WiFi. Once loaded though the site looks lovely.

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