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Published at 2024-05-02

Crafting Speed: The Vision of Creating a Fast Product

Once upon a time, in the world of computing, gigabytes were but a distant dream. As a kid, I remember the excitement of getting a new game, only to anxiously check its size, hoping it wouldn't exceed the storage capacity of our humble PC. Back then, games and websites alike were compact, fitting snugly within the confines of our limited hardware. But while the gaming industry could rely on hardware specifications to guide users, the web had a different challenge to face – the perpetual quest for speed.

In the ever-evolving landscape of the internet, being lightweight is not just a virtue; it's a necessity. Unlike games, websites can't afford to be bulky. No matter how expansive they become, developers must continually seek ways to divide and optimize the resources they load. This is where FormPress steps in – with a form builder that doesn't just keep up with the need for speed but surges ahead.

At FormPress, we understand the urgency of swift loading times. That's why we've engineered our form builder with a focus on efficiency from the ground up. One of our key strategies is harnessing the power of server-side rendering. By generating the HTML for forms on the server and sending it to the client, we minimize the time it takes for users to interact with their forms, shaving precious milliseconds off loading times.

But that's just the beginning. We go even further by meticulously timing and prioritizing the fetching of resources. Every script, data set, and style sheet is strategically fetched to ensure that essential elements load first, getting users up and running without delay. This proactive approach to resource management means that users spend less time waiting and more time engaging with their forms.

In the world of web development, every byte matters – a principle we take to heart at FormPress. That's why, for each element in our form builder, we intelligently manage dependencies. If a form doesn't include a particular element, such as an address field, we don't burden users with unnecessary scripts, data, or styling related to that element. It's all about keeping things lean and efficient, without sacrificing functionality or flexibility.

Moreover, we embrace the simplicity of basic HTML5 form elements, steering clear of bloated alternatives. By leveraging the native capabilities of HTML5, we ensure that our forms remain streamlined and responsive, delivering a seamless user experience without excess baggage.

In conclusion, the ethos of FormPress is simple: speed, efficiency, and optimization. In a digital landscape where every second counts, we're committed to pushing the boundaries of what's possible. As the web continues to evolve, the lessons we've learned – that every byte matters, and that speed is paramount – will undoubtedly become a paradigm for the future, not just for web development but for all facets of technology.

So, whether you're building a simple contact form or a complex survey, trust FormPress to deliver the speed and performance you need to succeed in the fast-paced world of the web. After all, when it comes to crafting speed, we're not just keeping up; we're setting the pace.

Tags: Engineering
Authored by:
Oğuzhan Eren

I am a Full Stack Developer at FormPress. I am passionate about creating and maintaining our website. I am always looking for ways to improve our product and make it more user-friendly.

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