This is an RFC I wrote to persuade the GOV.UK Senior Technology team to enable HTTP/3 on GOV.UK. It was accepted and merged into the repo, but the cogs in government are slow and as of Sept '23 it has yet to be enabled.
Posts tagged gds
Weird things can happen to waterfalls when you don't set the correct response headers.
TLS 1.3 is the new kid on the cryptographic protocols block. It offers better security and better initial connection web performance. And IPv6 is a 'new' internet protocol. Lets examine some shiny new things!
A simple blog post bringing all the resources I used and created in the GOV.UK HTTP/2 work.
Custom dashboards and graphs are a really powerful feature of SpeedCurve. Here's a few examples of how we at GDS are using them for synthetic web performance monitoring.
Frontend performance is important, especially for government services.
Optimising the font loading method on GOV.UK to improve performance.
Old versions of Internet Explorer are in decline, so let's reconsider the testing requirements.
The Service Manual gets an update to add Samsung Internet to the testing matrix.