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Shopify's performance balance, optimizing CSS, & the 2020 Tech Leaders' Report

Hi folks,

Welcome back to another edition on Performance Matters! This week, we're excited to release the 2020 Tech Leaders' Report, where you can learn how modern teams are measuring software quality, software performance, and digital customer experience.

We've also learned how Shopify balances performance with functionality, how you can optimize CSS for faster page load times, and the performance trade-offs of properties vs. fields in C#.

Enjoy!

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Shopify - Performance vs. Functionality

The battle between releasing new functionality and maintaining site performance is one that Shopify knows very well. See how they're striking a balance between the two, and what you can learn from their experience.

How they do it


Optimizing CSS for faster page load times

Why does loading time matter and how does CSS affect load times? Find out in the latest blog by Pustelto.

Read the verdict


C# - The performance of properties vs. fields

There are some intricacies between properties and fields, and misuse has subtle implications on performance.

What's the difference?


BUG OF THE WEEK

The disappearance of the Google weather app

Some Android users this week have noticed the disappearance of their Google weather app, which is speculated to be caused by a software bug.

Read the full story


COMMUNITY

Honoring one of the greatest women in tech

We're sad to hear that one of the pioneers of women in tech, Frances Allen, passed away at age 88 last week. She was one of the geniuses who helped hardware understand software in the early days of tech, paving the way for where we are in the industry today. Her contributions were invaluable.

Read her story


Raygun's Tech Leaders' Report

We surveyed tech leaders from five major cities across the globe to understand how development teams are measuring software quality, software performance, and digital customer experience. The insights from this report may surprise you!

Read the full report


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