Twitter Lite and high performance react progressive web apps at scale

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Paul Armstrong interesting article about a look into removing common and uncommon performance bottlenecks in one of the worlds largest React.js progressive web apps, Twitter Lite. Creating a fast web application involves many cycles of measuring where time is wasted, understanding why it’s happening, and applying potential solutions.

Performance is a continuous game of watching and measuring for areas to improve.

The article focuses on few areas:

  • Optimizing for the Browser
  • Optimizing React
  • Optimizing Redux
  • Service Workers

Each section contains detailed information what to focus on and what steps to take to mitigate performance bottlenecks. It is invaluable insight into React.js deployment in production. Great read!

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