Writing HTML5 apps is easy and intuitive. Ensuring flawlessly fluid animations and interactions is exceptionally hard. In my keynote I will highlight some of the fundamental principles of HTML5 rendering that are important to understand in order to diagnose and avoid performance problems and the dreaded “jank” in modern Web applications.
Dr. Andreas Gal is Chief Technology Officer and VP Mobile at Mozilla, leading technical decision making, representing Mozilla externally on technology, and managing R&D programs. Dr. Gal co-founded the Boot to Gecko open mobile ecosystem and is driving its continued evolution as Firefox OS. Previously, he worked as a project scientist at the University of California, Irvine, working in the Secure Systems and Languages Laboratory of Professor Michael Franz. His background is in secure systems, type-safe languages, dynamic compilation, and VMs. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California, Irvine.
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