The JavaScript diet: The Financial Times adopts a ‘culture of subtraction’ to boost page speed

The Financial Times is starting the year with a diet — for its webpages, which have been slowed with all manner of ad tech and analytics gunk over the years. That means, according to FT product head Bede McCarthy, going from a “culture of addition” to a “culture of subtraction.” The rise of ad blocking has been a wake-up call at many publishers to take a hard look at the user experience.Read the full article