Schedule: Mobile Performance sessions

Mobile has become an integral, critical measurement of business performance. Be it native vs. web apps, responsive design, or the tools needed to make the mobile web faster, the Mobile Performance track gives you the skills and frameworks to thrive in the ever-expanding mobile ecosystem.

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Mobile Performance, Grand Ballroom ABCD
Andrew Betts (FT Labs)
Average rating: ****.
(4.24, 21 ratings)
The Financial Times web app was one of the first, and is still one of the best, examples of how HTML5 can genuinely rival native technologies in performance and user experience. But combining multi-platform interoperability with a responsive user experience remains tough. This talk will cover many of the techniques developed at the FT to meet that challenge and nurture the web platform. Read more.
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Mobile Performance, Grand Ballroom ABCD
Stephen Woods (Yahoo!)
Average rating: ***..
(3.86, 28 ratings)
The mobile web is filled with sites that just feel slow. This talk will help make sure your site isn’t one of them. This talk will cover how to diagnose and solve runtime performance problems on mobile, covering both focusing on optimizing for interaction and data transfer. Read more.
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Mobile Performance, Grand Ballroom ABCD
Barbara Bermes (OANDA), Blake Crosby (Fastly)
Average rating: ***..
(3.92, 12 ratings)
The CBC serves optimized content to millions of Canadians. We'll share our experience and knowledge of optimizing content delivery for a high-scale and unpredictable audience. We will explain our performance stack from server-side optimization tricks to automated performance tools during deployment. We will discuss our challenges, findings and learnings of continually improving site delivery. Read more.
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Mobile Performance, Grand Ballroom ABCD
Jordan Williams (Amazon.com)
Average rating: ***..
(3.27, 11 ratings)
Come find out (and see demos) of how to bridge the interaction performance gaps that often exist between native and web apps and create mobile web experiences that delight your users without resorting to heavy weight mobile frameworks. Read more.
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Mobile Performance, Grand Ballroom ABCD
Ilya Grigorik (Google)
Average rating: ****.
(4.79, 14 ratings)
Mobile networks are slow, unreliable, and have high variability both in latency and bandwidth - a nightmare to optimize for! Right? Well, almost. It’s not nearly as bad as it seems once you understand the limitations of the device and the radio network. We're going to build a 4G network, from the ground up, piece by piece, and talk about the performance implications of each and every component. Read more.
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Mobile Performance, Grand Ballroom ABCD
Guilin Chen (Facebook)
Average rating: **...
(2.56, 9 ratings)
We all know mobile performance is important. But how does it affect user engagement? We conducted a set of experiments with the Facebook app (both Android and iOS) and the Facebook mobile site to see how users would react to changes in page load time, scroll delay, or reliability. Read more.
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Mobile Performance, Ballroom AB
Tutorial Please note: to attend, your registration must include Tutorials on Tuesday.
Maximiliano Firtman (ITMaster Professional Training)
Average rating: ***..
(3.68, 19 ratings)
Mobile add new challenges for web performance optimization. The biggest problem is usually underestimating mobile platforms and the Facebook HTML5 app gave us some learnings. In this tutorial we will cover the mobile ecosystem for HTML5 websites and apps, how to measure performance on these platforms and how Responsive Web Design may help or harm performance, including live optimization examples. Read more.
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Mobile Performance, Ballroom AB
Tutorial Please note: to attend, your registration must include Tutorials on Tuesday.
Guy Podjarny (Snyk)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 21 ratings)
Images matter A LOT for web performance, and the variety of formats, quality levels and screen sizes complicate optimization. Retina displays, RWD and stubborn designers further fuel this fire. In this tutorial we’ll review tools and techniques that can help keep images from slowing down your page, share data about the results you can expect, and discuss what’s next for image optimization. Read more.

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