Roan Kattouw
Software Developer, Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.


Roan Kattouw has been a MediaWiki developer since 2006, and began working for the Wikimedia Foundation in 2009 as part of the Wikipedia Usability Initiative.


Tools and Techniques
Location: D136
Trevor Parscal (Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.), Roan Kattouw (Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.)
Average rating: ****.
(4.44, 9 ratings)
Discover a variety of creative techniques for dramatically improving page load speed which focus on low-hanging fruit rather than micro-optimization, and what impact they had when applied to the world's fifth largest website, Wikipedia. Trevor and Roan will explore optimization beyond server load, minification and gzip, and offer up new open source libraries to help others do the same. Read more.