Best Practices to Increase the Performance of Web-Based Applications

B. Alkhatib(1*), M. Kawas(2)

(1) Syrian Virtual University. Faculty of Information Technology Engineering- Damascus University, Syrian Arab Republic
(2) Syrian Virtual University., Syrian Arab Republic
(*) Corresponding author


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Abstract


In today’s world, technology development aspects are growing rapidly in a way that makes the development of these aspects unacceptable to slowdown. Perhaps the most distinguishing aspect is the World Wide Web which is considered as the main container for these prospects, despite of the challenges and the difficulties which have faced it since the beginning especially in term of performance. This paper states current performance difficulties that face web-based applications, grouping these difficulties into categories based on the web technology used. It also proposes a number of recommendations and enhancements that increase and optimize the web performance. These recommendations are implemented in a real case which is “Mofadalah” web-based application at the Syrian ministry of health


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Web-Based Applications; Performance; HTML; CSS; JavaScript; Ajax

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