July 20–24, 2015
Portland, OR

Practical performance tips and tricks to make your HTML/JavaScript faster

Doris Chen (Microsoft)
11:30am–12:10pm Thursday, 07/23/2015
Scale Portland 256
Average rating: ***..
(3.64, 11 ratings)

Prerequisite Knowledge

Basic understanding of web and JavaScript


How do you tackle real-world web platform performance problems in modern websites and apps? This session starts with a basic understanding of the web platform, and then explores a set of problem/solution pairs built with industry-standard performance guidance. In this talk, we will demonstrate performance tips and tricks that will help you improve the performance of your apps and sites today. We will discuss the following: response to network requests; speed and responsiveness; optimizing media usage; and writing fast JavaScript. These performance tips and tricks apply equally to websites that run on standards-based web browsers, as well as to modern apps.

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Doris Chen


Doris Chen is a developer evangelist at Microsoft for the western region of the United States, specializing in web technologies (HTML5, jQuery, JavaScript, Ajax, and Java). She has over 15 years of experience in the software industry working in several open source web tier technologies, Java platform, .NET and distributed computing technologies. She has developed and delivered over 400 keynotes, technical sessions, and code camps worldwide; published widely at numerous international conferences and user groups including JavaOne, O’Reilly, WebVisions, SD Forum, HTML5, and JavaScript meetups; and worldwide user groups. Doris works very closely in creating and fostering the community around NetBeans, Glassfish, and related technologies. Before joining Microsoft, Doris was a technology evangelist at Sun Microsystems. Doris received her Ph.D. from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) in computer engineering, specializing in medical informatics.

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07/27/2015 1:51am PDT

I was looking at your blog too and was not able to find it. It would be helpful if you can post the link to slides, where I can download it from.

07/26/2015 9:20am PDT

Can you please tell me where I can download sides from OSCON for you session?