Content delivery networks (CDNs)
Published: 22 September 2020
Another great part of the internet is being able to use resources from other people. This is a popular way of getting things done in web development (npm install check-if-variable-is-false??). But in web dev, you can use these scripts in real-time, when a user loads the page. Katie Hempenius' article discusses CDNs, one of the main ways of achieving this real-time resource sharing. Katie covers how they work, why caching is good, and how performance can be improved overall.