Nicole Sullivan

Nicole Sullivan
Architect, Stubbornella

Website | @stubbornella

Nicole Sullivan is a performance guru and CSS Ninja. She is writing about Image Optimization for “Even Faster Websites”, an upcoming book for O’Reilly. She is also working on the redesign of the W3C website.

Previously, she researched and improved the performance of Yahoo sites worldwide as a part of their YSlow team.

She is passionate about CSS, web standards, and scalable front-end architecture for sites with large numbers of pages and visitors. She speaks about performance at conferences around the world, most recently at Ajax Experience and ParisWeb.

She has enjoyed working on large commercial sites including; Yahoo!, SFR, FNAC, Club Med, Accor, Renault, SNCF, and La Poste. She writes on her blog as well as other developer sites such as YDN, Opera, and YUI Blog.


Web Performance
Location: Regency 2 Level: Intermediate
Nicole Sullivan (Stubbornella)
Average rating: ***..
(3.29, 17 ratings)
You've got a sneaking suspicion that design impacts performance. What next? Your engineers know nothing about design and your designers know nothing about performance. How can you get everyone on the same page? Which design flaws must you absolutely avoid? How do engineers slow designs with poor CSS? This presentation covers the best practices in design and OO CSS for fast, maintainable sites. Read more.
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  • Google
  • Shopzilla
  • Aptimize
  • Facebook
  • NeuStar
  • Rackspace Cloud
  • Schooner Information Technology
  • SoftLayer
  • SpringSource
  • Sun Microsystems

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