Friday, April 8

simulate your internet speed

Your application is ready, deployed on web servers and running 24/7.

On development environment, everything looked nice & cool, but you get the responses from public, which creates nightmare for developers. "It takes a very Loooooooonnnnnggg time to load the pages of your site.

To, avoid the nightmare of not knowing that you can test your site from various user's perspectives, we are in this post sharing with you the links and things, which can enable you to simulate your internet speed, find out yourself, how fast is your page loading.....

Simulate your internet speed

1) Simulate browser :

1.1) On firefox, use firefox throttle, addon that simulates network speed, which even works for localhost sites

1.2) For InternetExplorer / Firefox / Opera, use a proxy plugin known as fiddler :
fiddler works with proxy concept and is found at :

1.3) Use charles (shareware)

2) Simulate your OS :

2.1) On Ubuntu, you can go for iprelay at :

2.2) On *nix family OS, you could also try dummynet, details available at :

2.3) On Debian systems you could also try :

$ iprelay -b2500 8000:localhost:80
# Point browser at http://localhost:8000

2.4) For Linux, there is also a tool called netem, you can find more details for netem at :

2.5) For windows, you can try "speed simulator", more details at :

2.6) For iphone, you can try speed limiter, available at :

You can also try netlimiter at

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