Personal schedule for Mark J. Levitt

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Web Performance Ballroom AB
Please note: to attend, your registration must include workshops.
Maximiliano Firtman (ITMaster Professional Training)
Average rating: ***..
(3.62, 72 ratings)
For the last five years, we´ve talk, discuss and test all the web techniques for high performance. What about mobile web? How mobile web browsers do request and page rendering? How to optimize to the maximum the mobile web experience? Read more.
Please note: to attend, your registration must include workshops.
Joshua Bixby (Strangeloop Networks), Hooman Beheshti (Strangeloop Networks)
Average rating: ****.
(4.27, 22 ratings)
By now, we’ve all internalized Steve Souders’ rules for optimizing web performance, but the question is: do you need to spend 6 months and raise an army of top developers to make your sites fast by default? In this workshop, we’ll subject an unsuspecting website to real-time optimization, following Google and Yahoo’s rules for high-performance websites. Read more.
Keynotes Ballroom ABCD
Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
Average rating: ***..
(3.64, 55 ratings)
Tim O'Reilly shares his insights into the world of emerging technology, presenting his take on what matters most - and what will be most disruptive - to the tech community. Read more.
Web Performance 209/210
Jay Sullivan (Mozilla)
Average rating: ***..
(3.07, 15 ratings)
In this session Jay Sullivan, Vice President of Mobile at Mozilla, will address the evolution of rich application development capabilities within the Web browser for mobile phones, including the performance and features of the JavaScript language, support for HTML5 and richer AJAX interactions and the ability to access device capabilities data from Web applications. Read more.
Tom Cook (Dropbox)
Average rating: ****.
(4.13, 38 ratings)
A look at the tools and practices used at Facebook to support the #2 site in the world. Read more.
Stoyan Stefanov (Facebook)
Average rating: ***..
(3.40, 48 ratings)
Running PageSpeed - all checks. YSlow - A. So what's next to do? Well, you can cheat! You know that time is relative - one hour with your mother-in-law feels much longer than one hour on the beach. The same way you can bend the perception of the page loading time and make the page feel faster, even though the RTT is the same. Read more.
Operations Ballroom CD
Simon Frost (Veenoct Ltd)
Average rating: **...
(2.18, 11 ratings)
Users have high expectations of what an online video experience should be that current technologies cannot always meet. This talk explains how to choose the right platform to deliver video at scale and ensure the best possible user experience. Read more.
Web Performance 209/210
Average rating: ****.
(4.57, 37 ratings)
In 2009, Yahoo! introduced an overhaul of its flagship site, The move saw a shift from a mostly-static page to a dynamic, customizable, highly interactive page. What didn't change? Perceived performance by users. Learn the techniques that allowed a smooth transition for 100 million monthly users. Read more.
Keynotes Ballroom ABCD
Cheryl Ainoa (Yahoo!)
Average rating: ***..
(3.22, 37 ratings)
Cheryl will review two case studies where Yahoo! was able to solve problems of scale efficiently by using tools developed by Yahoo! engineers. Read more.
Chris Blizzard (Mozilla Foundation)
Average rating: ****.
(4.25, 16 ratings)
Details coming soon. Read more.
Web Performance Ballroom AB
Nicole Sullivan (Stubbornella), Stoyan Stefanov (Facebook)
Average rating: ****.
(4.76, 29 ratings)
Your website has out-of-control CSS bloat. You know your performance is being impacted, but how do you move from organic CSS with no particular architecture to something lighter, more logical, and easier to maintain? In this session, Nicole Sullivan and Stoyan Stefanov will show you how they improved the CSS at Facebook and Yahoo! Search. Read more.
Mike Belshe (BitGo)
Average rating: ****.
(4.29, 17 ratings)
Find out what the Chrome team is working on to make the world's fastest browser even faster. Read more.
Steve Souders (SpeedCurve), Chris Blizzard (Mozilla Foundation), Mike Belshe (BitGo), Jason Weber (Microsoft) Moderated by: Steve Souders
Average rating: ****.
(4.14, 21 ratings)
Come hear from the Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Chrome teams about what they're working on, and let them know what the next generation of browsers need to have to make web apps fast. Read more.

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