Idea: Extra Analytics Information

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When browsing the documentation for chrome, I came across this:


This gives a dump of all the connection and timing information available to the Javascript Timing and Resource API.

Why this is an idea? There could be a service which is just a tiny javascript library inserted on the page that tracks and records this information for each visitor. Additional information can be correlated with it then.

So, why is this useful?

  • You can now tell how many people have an empty cache vs a full cache.

  • When do most DNS queries take longer / does google CDN help

  • Do logged in users have a warmer cache, faster load time, than non logged in users.

I think there is tremendous information to be gathered basically from remote visitor’s network tab. Pretty sweet.

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