Build resilient systems at scale
May 27–29, 2015 • Santa Clara, CA
Zach Leatherman

Zach Leatherman
Web Developer, Filament Group

Website | @zachleat

Zach Leatherman is a front end engineer with Filament Group. He has given talks at conferences like CSSConf and Smashing Conference. He also herds NebraskaJS, a JavaScript meetup. He previously held the title of User Interface Architect for Union Pacific Railroad.


11:50am–12:30pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Location: Mission City M1-2
Zach Leatherman (Filament Group)
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The default loading behavior for web fonts, making the text invisible until the font files have successfully loaded, is harmful to a performance-focused website. In this talk we’ll learn a variety of methods to progressively render web fonts and show a fallback while the fonts are loading. We’ll also show techniques to group repaint of web fonts from fallback text to improve usability. Read more.