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Re: Bandwidth throttling


From: Shawn Lawler
Date: Dec 28, 2005 11:00PM

Hello Malcolm,

Here's a link to a handy Web page download time test:
It lists times ranging from a 14.4 modem to a T1 broadband connection

I know it from the Firefox extention called Web Developer Extension
Once installed you'll find it under Tools > View Speed Report

Note: The extention has loads of other lovely tools ;) I find the window
resizer and outline block level elements tools to be especially handy.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Malcolm Wotton" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
To: "WebAIM Discussion List" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
Sent: Wednesday, December 28, 2005 10:20 PM
Subject: [WebAIM] Bandwidth throttling

> Hi,
> I want to design a site that works well on a low bandwidth connection.
> When
> I design I'm either working with a local copy or with a fast internet
> connection. Does anyone know of a piece of software (eg a proxy or browser
> plugin) that simulates the effect of a slow link? Ideally I'd like
> something
> where I can click a button and specify a connection bandwith (eg 56kb).
> The
> software would then slow down the supply of data so I get the appropriate
> experience?
> I've tried searching and can't find anything.
> Malcolm