Building a Better Web
June 19–20, 2017: Training
June 20–22, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA

Schedule: Performance culture sessions

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9:00am–9:40am Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Performance Matters
Location: 210 AE Level: Advanced
Addy Osmani (Google)
Average rating: ****.
(4.81, 27 ratings)
Venture deep into the belly of the browser to uncover the secret to instantly loading anything—backed by data. Addy Osmani explains how to use preload, prefetch, preconnect, HTTP/2 server push, service workers, and more and how to ship JavaScript bundles on mobile that don't break the bank as he shares data-driven techniques and performance patterns for efficiently loading content instantly. Read more.
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11:00am–11:40am Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Performance Matters
Location: 210 AE Level: Beginner
Dean Hume (Settled)
Average rating: ****.
(4.40, 15 ratings)
Imagine a world where you can access content on the web regardless of network connection in the blink of an eye. Progressive web apps are a total game changer for the web, enabling developers to build lightning-fast, engaging experiences. Drawing on firsthand experience, Dean Hume shares a step-by-step guide to implementing this technology in your own projects. Read more.
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4:25pm–5:05pm Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Performance Matters
Location: 210 AE Level: Beginner
Eli Fitch (Social Tables)
Average rating: ****.
(4.94, 16 ratings)
Perceived performance, in the end, is the only performance that truly matters. If what we make doesn't feel fast, then no amount of optimization counts. Eli Fitch breaks down the psychology of how users perceive time and how we can combine that knowledge with clever use of animation, unconventional event listeners, and predictive design to make our experiences seem faster than they actually are. Read more.
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9:50am–10:30am Thursday, June 22, 2017
Performance Matters
Location: 210 AE Level: Beginner
Shubhie Panicker (Google), Nic Jansma (SOASTA)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 10 ratings)
Responsiveness to user interaction is crucial for users of web apps, but bad user experiences abound. Shubhie Panicker and Nic Jansma share new web performance APIs that enable developers to reliably measure responsiveness and correctly identify first- and third-party culprits for bad experiences. They then compare these measurements to business metrics using real-world data. Read more.