Last month Richard compared the website performance of Manchester City and Manchester United. In a similar fashion to their early season win over their rivals, City romped to victory with their homepage rendering nearly three times faster than United’s. David Moyes thankfully wasn’t at fault, and Richard suggested that third party content was a major reason for United’s shortfall.Today will see the two teams pitted against each other once again.
We are now into the final week of January and at the point where New Year’s resolutions are either continued or stopped. Like most, mine was to go to the gym more. Now, I can't say that I enjoy the gym much, as I prefer playing sports such as cricket and football. With this in mind, at the gym, I go by the mantra ‘looking the part to feel the part’ (some may say it’s ‘all the gear, no idea’).
Browsers have come a long way since Tim Berners-Lee developed WorldWideWeb in 1990. In 1993 NCSA Mosaic became the defacto browser for early adopters of the Internet and this browser is credited with popularising the world wide web. Many of today’s browsers have evolved from Mosaic as shown in my simplified* “browser family tree”.