An introduction to JavaScript-based DDoS

Published on by Nick Sullivan.

CloudFlare protects millions of websites from online threats. One of the oldest and most pervasive attacks launched against websites is the Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. In a typical DDoS attack, an attacker causes a large number of computers to send data to a server, overwhelming its capacity and

Combining Javascript & CSS, a Better Way

Published on by Matthew Prince.

The conventional wisdom in web performance circles is that you want to combine multiple javascript and CSS files. The reason for this is that there is significant overhead every time you setup a new HTTP request. More requests, more wasted overhead. Why Minimize HTTP Requests? This problem is magnified on