Sunday, December 30, 2012

Progressive JPEGs and web performance

Performance Calendar » Progressive jpegs: a new best practice

Interesting article on web and mobile performance with regard to rendering and display of JPEG images.

Progressive JPEG FAQ:

The article also gives ways to identify a progressive JPEG and a way to convert baseline JPEGs to progressive JPEGs.

And the comments, both on the original article, and in this HN thread about it (  ), are informative too.

Google mod_pagespeed, which I blogged about recently, has support for progressive JPEGs.

- Vasudev Ram

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