RAFP: a proposal for performance measurements through requestAnimationFrame
Posted by: QuirksBlog,
on 29 Mar 2016 |
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I would like to propose a way of measuring the current performance of websites in real-world browsers through requestAnimationFrame. The really weird thing is that almost no one seems to have thought of this before.The approach is very simple and a few tests show it appears to be worthwhile. I mean, it would be seriously cool if we find a reliable method to progressively enhance a site on-the-fly by turning off features if it turns out this specific browser is plagued by bad performance.The basic...