Build resilient systems at scale
October 12–14, 2015 • New York, NY
Tim Kadlec

Tim Kadlec
Performance Consultant, Independent

Website | @tkadlec | Attendee Directory Profile

Tim Kadlec is a performance consultant and trainer focused on building a web everyone can use. He is the author of High Performance Images and Implementing Responsive Design: Building Sites for an Anywhere, Everywhere Web and was a contributing author for Smashing Book #4: New Perspectives on Web Design and the Web Performance Daybook: Volume 2. He writes about all things web at


11:20am–12:00pm Tuesday, 10/13/2015
Location: Regent Parlor
Tim Kadlec (Independent)
Average rating: ****.
(4.77, 13 ratings)
Proxy browsers get a bad rep. "They’re antiques." "They’re crappy browsers." But a deeper understanding of what they accomplish, and what they do behind the scenes, reveals that they’re actually ingenious and capable of providing a significant boost in performance. Far from becoming outdated, they’re uniquely positioned to bring the web to the next wave of people and devices around the world. Read more.
4:35pm–5:15pm Tuesday, 10/13/2015
Location: Nassau Suite
Tim Kadlec (Independent), Ilya Grigorik (Google), Patrick Meenan (Facebook)
Average rating: ***..
(3.88, 8 ratings)
We're trying something new this year in New York. We've had a lot of interesting announcements recently, and we're picking one of them for a (friendly) debate. Google just announced AMP, or Accelerated Mobile Pages. Some say it's a performance win for everyone, others feel it's a slightly different take on the "walled garden" that is counter to a vision of an open web. Let the debate begin! Read more.

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