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Building Faster Websites: Crash Course on Web Performance

HTML5 and Browser Technologies, Mobile, The Leading Edge, The Server Side, Tools, Platforms, and APIs Grand Ballroom B
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  • How does the network, and network type affect web performance?
  • How does the browser layout the page, and why do we have rules such as “place CSS at the top”?
  • What are the HTML5 optimizations that can help us improve the user experience?
  • How do we identify layout optimizations? GPU acceleration?
  • How do we optimize our JavaScript code?
  • What are some other tools that can assist us on our quest to build faster web apps?

In this workshop, we’ll tackle all of the above, and more, in detail. We’ll dive into Chrome Dev Tools, explore the new W3C performance specs and what they can offer, and investigate several case studies to illustrate the common performance pitfalls.

By the end of the tutorial, you’ll be able to shave several seconds off your page load time – easy.

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Ilya Grigorik


Ilya Grigorik is a developer advocate and web performance engineer at Google. He spends his days and nights working on making the web faster and building and driving adoption of performance best practices.

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Jeremy Truelove
05/28/2013 6:49am PDT

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Jason See
05/28/2013 4:32am PDT

Indeed : seeking the slides!

Jeremy Truelove
05/28/2013 4:13am PDT

are these slides up anywhere?


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