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As Google continues steps towards a new search algorithm change focused on page experience, Foo has released version 2 of its REST API to automate Lighthouse testing. This post provides examples of how to use each of the new REST API endpoints to manage pages and Lighthouse audits on Foo.
In the twists and turns of software engineering, it can be difficult to define a testing strategy. In this article I emphasize the priority of user experience and propose a simple set of guidelines for front end testing with the help of React Testing Library.
PageSpeed Insights is a Google project that has drastically evolved over the past few years. This post explains how Foo uses PageSpeed Insights API for page experience monitoring with Lighthouse.
The new Google Search algorithm has been announced to rollout in May, 2021 to prioritize page experience, quantified by Web Vitals and Lighthouse. Find out how you can use Foo to help prepare.
In this post we'll go over how to setup Slack notifications to trigger when Lighthouse audit scores change. Stay on top of website performance, SEO and more by monitoring with Foo.
Among the many recipes of frameworks, a popular combination these days is React with Next.js. It would be an oversight to assume we're automatically covered in terms of performance. Let's take a dive in performance implications of React with Next.js.
A guide to use Data Studio for visualizing Lighthouse data. Get started with our Data Studio connector to view and analyze beautiful charts.
CircleCI is a popular tool for orchestrating CI/CD pipelines. Lighthouse is an open-source project from Google for improving the quality of web pages. It provides user-centric metrics to audit SEO, performance, accessibility, best practices, and progressive web apps.
GitHub Actions are used to automate software engineering workflows. Similar to tools like CircleCI, Jenkins, Travis and many others, GitHub Actions provides a declarative API for defining workflows.