Build resilient systems at scale
May 27–29, 2015 • Santa Clara, CA
Tim Kadlec

Tim Kadlec
Performance Consultant, Independent

Website | @tkadlec

Tim is an developer advocate pushing for a faster web at Akamai. He is the author of Implementing Responsive Design: Building sites for an anywhere, everywhere web (New Riders, 2012) and was a contributing author for Smashing Book #4: New Perspectives on Web Design and Web Performance Daybook Volume 2 (O’Reilly, 2012).

Along with Katie Kovalcin, he co-hosts The Path to Performance Podcast. He writes sporadically at timkadlec.com and you can find him sharing his thoughts in a briefer format on Twitter at @tkadlec.

Sessions

11:50am–12:30pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Ballroom GH
Tags: Mobile
Tim Kadlec (Independent)
Average rating: ****.
(4.83, 12 ratings)
Mobile use continues to increase at an incredible rate, with much of that growth coming from emerging economies dominated by slow, intermittent connectivity and low-end devices. We'll talk about the lessons learned trying to build a high-performant responsive site for Radio Free Europe that can reach everyone. Read more.
2:40pm–3:20pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Ballroom GH
Tim Kadlec (Independent)
Average rating: ****.
(4.62, 16 ratings)
Loading images isn't as simple as you think. We often discuss image weight and download time, but mobile devices deal with many other challenges, such as decode times in underpowered CPUs, limited CPU/GPU transfers, and memory consumption. In this talk we'll explain those limitations, their impact, and how you can best handle them on your own site. Read more.