Thursday, February 28, 2013

[Gd] Faster web pages thanks to better compression

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Chromium Blog: Faster web pages thanks to better compression

Today, we released the Zopfli Compression Algorithm, a C library that compresses existing web content 3–8% more densely.

Zopfli is compatible with the normal decompression mechanisms already present in web browsers and  uses a much slower but more exhaustive compression algorithm than, for example, the zlib library. This can result in smaller data sizes and faster web pages.

To learn more about Zopfli, visit our site.

Posted by Lode Vandevenne, Software Engineer
URL: http://blog.chromium.org/2013/02/faster-web-pages-thanks-to-better.html

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