Troubleshooting And Improving HTTPS/TLS Connection Performance

Our team has struggled with slow calls to the back-end, resulting in unpleasant, user-perceivable delays. While a direct (HTTP) call to a backend REST service took around 50ms, our median time was around 300ms (while using HTTPS and a proxy between us and the service). We have just decreased that time to median of 80msContinue reading “Troubleshooting And Improving HTTPS/TLS Connection Performance”

Moving Too Fast For UX? Genuine Needs, Wrong Solutions

Cross-posted from the TeliaSonera tech blog Our UX designer and interaction specialist – a wonderful guy – has shocked us today by telling us that we (the developers) are moving too fast. He needs more time to do proper user experience and interface design – talk to real users, collect feedback, design based on data,Continue reading “Moving Too Fast For UX? Genuine Needs, Wrong Solutions”