Thursday, May 6th, 2010
After Moonwatcher ran SunSpider on the iPad, he concluded:
Many folks in the comments are quick to retort that:
And have you noticed this to be an actual problem, in practice, or are you just obsessing over benchmarks?
Heavy ajax sites like gmail run quite well on the iPad. Yes, I have an iPad and use it for such sites everyday (including for writing this post).
But it got me curious: what have you noticed about the iPad’s performance and your web apps? Does it inhibit the types of experiences you’re trying to create?
I also find it interesting that while the iPad is slower than my MacBook Pro, I rarely notice it–and I certainly haven’t noticed anything as dramatic as an alleged 27x gap. Have you?
Posted by Ben Galbraith at 6:00 am