Build resilient systems at scale
October 12–14, 2015 • New York, NY
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 Smashing Conference, Velocity, CSSConf, and the White House. He also herds NebraskaJS (a JavaScript meetup) and its eponymously named NebraskaJS Conference. He previously held the title of user interface architect for Union Pacific Railroad.


2:10pm–2:50pm Tuesday, 10/13/2015
Location: Nassau Suite
Zach Leatherman (Filament Group)
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The default web font loading behavior for most web browsers will make the text invisible until the font files have loaded. In this talk I will make the case that this behavior is harmful not only to performance, but also to the integrity of your content. We’ll learn a variety of methods to solve this issue with progressively rendered web fonts. Read more.

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