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High Performance Visualizations with Canvas

Ryan Richards (Fastly)
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Over the last few years the demand for web based real-time data visualization has grown. HTML5 Canvas is a natural choice for implementing these types of displays, but the sheer number of shapes that must be animated can quickly turn a laptop into a portable space heater.

In this session, we’ll dig into the nuts and bolts of Canvas and explore techniques for implementing beautiful, smooth, and efficient visualizations.

This session is sponsored by Fastly

Ryan Richards


I am a full stack engineer at Fastly with an interest in the front-end, game programming, and theory. In my spare time I read books, write music, play games, and drink tea.