As you can see in the image below, gzipping response data reduced receiving time by 75% dropping it from 0.4 to 0.1 seconds:
An easy fix to help improve your experience. Hopefully you’ve noticed the difference! If you aren’t already, you may want to consider doing this for the products you’re building. It is easily enabled in most popular web servers (e.g. Apache’s mod_deflate) and application servers (in Mingle’s case, Tomcat).