Read the interview with YSlow creator Steve Sounder on Web site performance. Everybody knows why Google search engine became so ubiquitous. The Google home page loads in a flash with minimalist interface and take you for a ride with most relevant results.
Faster Web Pages Makes Users Happy
Steve Souders, the creator of YSlow and the author of the book High Performance Web Sites, is one of the most respected experts on website performance in the world. We here at Pingdom are big fans of his work, and decided to probe his mind about the excellent YSlow Firefox add-on for evaluating website performance (which he created while working at Yahoo), his work at Google, and his thoughts around the ever-important issues of website performance and optimization.