December 25th, 2023 × #webdev#performance#debugging

How We Made Syntax.fm Faster

Scott and Wes discuss various performance issues encountered while rebuilding the Syntax site, including slow database queries, unnecessary data loading, and Open Graph image generation. They share the optimizations and tools used to diagnose bottlenecks and make improvements.


In this episode of Syntax, Wes and Scott talk through the ways they improved performance on the Syntax.fm website, how they knew it was slow to begin with, and the various changes they made to caching, and loading transcripts to improve the speed of the site.

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