Entries for December 2017

December 28, 2017

Avoid MVC Core Performance Penalty with Html.DisplayFor()

Recently when working with an ASP.NET Core project I had a page that was taking an unnecessarily long time to render. Looking at my code I couldn't figure out what I was doing wrong, the query returned fast, and although I was working to display about 1,000 rows in an HTML table, it shouldn't be taking seconds when the query returned in 22ms. Upon deeper review, I uncovered a bug that had been a silent killer of performance in multiple applications.

December 04, 2017

Website Performance: Images & Compression

Website performance is one of those items that I have been talking about for years. It is a game that is constantly changing, but some items have been issues since the beginning of time, and yet they are still some of the biggest culprits when it comes to website performance. This post I'll dive in a bit on images, compression, and the steps you can take to optimize your site for the best performance possible, even if it is a large legacy site.

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