Building a Better Web
June 11–12, 2018: Training
June 12–14, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA
Katie Sylor-Miller

Katie Sylor-Miller
Staff Software Engineer, Etsy


Katie Sylor-Miller is a staff software engineer on the frontend systems team at Etsy, where she advocates for and implements frontend best practices in collaboration with product engineers and designers. She is passionate about frontend architecture, design systems, style guides, accessibility, performance, and teaching others. Katie has written about the engineering side of design systems for the Design Systems Handbook, and she created to share her hard-won knowledge of how to get out of your Git messes with a bit of humor (and a lot of swears).


11:00am–11:40am Thursday, June 14, 2018
Performance and UX
Location: 210 A/E
Secondary topics:  Case study, Web Pillars Track: Performance, Security, Accessibility
Average rating: ****.
(4.40, 5 ratings)
Making your site faster seems so easy in theory, but in practice, diagnosing and fixing performance issues on a large legacy codebase is like being an archaeologist excavating the remains of a lost civilization. Pick up a trowel and join Katie Sylor-Miller to learn real-life lessons on how Etsy uncovered and fixed performance issues in its mobile product page code. Read more.