WebPagetest (Patrick Meenan) – Most people only graze the surface of what you can do with WebPagetest for analyzing pages. In this session I’ll go beyond the basic page load times and demonstrate how to get the most from the tool, including:
Mobitest (Guy Podjarny) – Mobile browsing is on the rise, and many website owners would tell you mobile web performance is critical to their success. However, most of those owners would not know how their own sites perform on mobile, largely due to an extreme lack of mobile performance tools. In this workshop we’ll show how to fix that problem using Blaze Mobitest, a free hosted mobile performance measurements. We’ll show how to quickly and easily measure your site’s performance on a variety of mobile devices, such as iPhone and Android. We’ll also review the full feature set, ranging from simple measurements to detailed HAR files, and answer any questions on the underlying technology and more.
ShowSlow (Sergey Chernyshev) – Next we’ll set up ShowSlow for metric tracking and go over various options for configuring custom instance to fit your needs. We’ll look at configuration of testing tools like YSlow, Page Speed and dynaTrace AJAX to send data to your instance of Show Slow and see how it can be used for documenting and helping with decision making during day to day web performance optimization efforts.
Steve Souders is chief curver at SpeedCurve, where he works on the interplay between performance and design. Steve previously served as Google’s head performance engineer, Yahoo’s chief performance officer, and Fastly’s chief performance officer. Steve pioneered much of the work in the world of web performance. He is the author of High Performance Web Sites and Even Faster Web Sites as well as the creator of many performance tools and services including YSlow, HTTP Archive, Episodes, ControlJS, and Browserscope. Steve taught CS193H: High Performance Web Sites at Stanford and serves as cochair of Velocity, the web performance and operations conference from O’Reilly.
Patrick Meenan has been working on web performance in one form or another for the last 15 years and is currently working at Google to make Chrome and the Web faster. Patrick created the popular open source WebPagetest web performance measurement tool, runs the free instance of it at WebPagetest.org, and can frequently be found in the forums helping site owners understand and improve their website performance.
Alois Reitbauer is chief evangelist at Dynatrace. Alois is fanatic about monitoring, DevOps, and application performance and has spent most of his professional career building monitoring tools and speeding up applications. He is a regular conference speaker, blogger, book author, and sushi maniac.
Sergey Chernyshev (@sergeyche) is web performance enthusiast, open source hacker and web addict. He has 20 years of web development and operations experience and organizes NY Web Performance Meetup Group, local community of web performance geeks in New York and helps kick-start local web-perf groups around the globe.
Craig works at Blaze building a service that automatically speeds up web sites. Now focused on web performance, Craig has been developing systems that operate on web sites for the past 15 years. It all started with web crawling and full-text indexing, followed by products to test websites for quality, accessibility, privacy, and security. Most recently prior to Blaze, Craig was a Senior Technical Staff Member at IBM.
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