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Internet Speed at a Glance

Symbol for an extra windowInternet Speed at a Glance is a free online speed test which gives you a quick indication of your download speed in bits per second.

Unlike Symbol for an extra windowother speed tests only one file, just the HTML page, is downloaded.

To make sure that the result is as accurate as possible, this speed test

  1. is hosted as a static file at Symbol for an extra windowGoogle App Engine. This way the server capacity will not influence the test results;
  2. contains only inline elements (Javascript, CSS, and Symbol for an extra windowBase64 images). This way the downloaded HTML file is as large as possible which makes the test more accurate;
  3. uses Symbol for an extra windowNavigation timing, a new standard interface for web applications to access timing information related to navigation and elements. Hence this speed test requires Javascript which runs in a browser which supports Navigation timing.

If you still wonder how it is possible that this speed test gives you Internet Speed at a Glance, you should realise that the page Symbol for an extra windowInternet Speed at a Glance is circa one third in size compared to the average size of a webpage according to Symbol for an extra windowhttp archive.

Hence the website performance of Internet Speed at a Glance is excellent according to Symbol for an extra windowGTMetrix, Symbol for an extra windowPageSpeed Insights and Symbol for an extra windowPingdom Tools. So you will really get an indication of your Internet Speed at a Glance.

I hope you love this spinoff of the ZOMDir project,
Hans

 

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