One step ahead: improving performance with prebrowsing

Santiago Valdarrama writes for A List Apart about simple “prebrowsing” techniques to speed up web performance between pages. Browsers analyze patterns of a page a user is likely to go next, and utilize DNS prefetching, resource prefetching, and prerendering to help the process along.

Bonus points for a wonderful illustration by Kevin Cornell, one of my favorite ALA header graphics in months.