I’m sure most web developer (if not all) dream of developing a fast and useful website/web application that either pays them lots to get done or get lots of visitors or interaction for personal satisfaction/profit.
These days, website optimization is easier thanks to firefox, yahoo and google. To optimize your website and make it load considerably faster (client side, not server side), you can count on these 3 tools:
Additionally, you can also read more about this topic at:
– Best Practices for Speeding Up Your Web Site (Yahoo)
– Web Performance Best Practices (Google)
– Even Faster Web Sites: Performance Best Practices for Web Developers (Book)