Two Servlet Filters Every Web Application Should Have
Subject:   Easy way to detect if compression is working
Date:   2007-05-01 07:43:30
From:   stucco
Install FireBug plugin for Firefox. On the Net tab it shows all the files requested, and the sizes of them. It shows the downloaded size, not the uncompressed size, so you can run it once with compression and once without to measure the difference right in your browser.