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Schedule: Mobile sessions

In the Mobile track, you’ll dive deep into network details, responsive design speed ups, rendering path improvements, video/image reduction techniques, monitoring, testing, and beyond.

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Location: 113 Level: Intermediate
Lyza Gardner (Cloud Four)
Average rating: ***..
(3.63, 30 ratings)
Pain for gain. Certainly—sometimes. Meaningful leaps in performance occasionally require heroic effort. But is it always worth it? And does it have to be so hard? There’s quite a collection of RWD and mobile web performance tips and hacks out there; let’s assess which ones deliver satisfaction and which ones leave you sweaty, angry and with little real result. Read more.
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Location: 113 Level: Intermediate
Kevin Grandon (Mozilla)
Average rating: ***..
(3.78, 9 ratings)
We built a mobile OS, and we were crazy enough to do it in javascript. Read more.
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Location: 113 Level: Intermediate
Joshua Marantz (Google)
Average rating: ***..
(3.31, 16 ratings)
Evolving mobile hardware and networks have made it challenging for web sites to deliver an optimal experience to each client. If you send the same image to both a WiFi Retina tablet and a 3G phone, you compromise speed and bandwidth cost against image quality. We'll look at using HTML and CSS image markup, CDNs, HTTP caching directives and how WPO can deliver a great UX with minimal effort. Read more.
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Location: 113 Level: Intermediate
Mike McCall (Akamai Technologies Inc)
Average rating: ***..
(3.62, 13 ratings)
A new performance timing spec from the W3C, Resource Timing, is now supported in recent versions of some mobile browsers. We will take a deep dive into the Resource Timing-based RUM data we get from mobile devices, examine their waterfalls, and make an attempt to understand what does and doesn't make a difference in mobile performance. Read more.
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Location: 113 Level: Intermediate
Almudena Vivanco (Telefónica I+D), Mateus Bartz (Telefónica)
Average rating: ***..
(3.25, 8 ratings)
Movistar TV is the Telefonica online tv solution, broadcasting in Spain, Brazil, Chile, Argentina and Peru. Since 2013 a team of 200 people are working together in offering the best online experience and our goal for 2014 is FIFA World Cup. Continuous Performance Integration and monitoring is the key to success to achieve the best experience in events like Barça-Madrid in 2013 Read more.
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Location: 113 Level: Intermediate
Estelle Weyl (Instart Logic)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 14 ratings)
Responsive Web Design is the solution for improving your mobile site. Or is it? A bloated site that simply shrinks in width is not a usable site. Squishy design is not the only, or even the main, solution for improved mobile user experience. Learn how to leverage modern web standards to improve performance so your sites, responsive or not, are more usable, accessible. Read more.
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Location: 113 Level: Intermediate
Nassim Kammah (Etsy)
Average rating: ****.
(4.19, 16 ratings)
At this time, the app stores approval process prevents us from practicing Continuous Delivery for native mobile apps. Nonetheless, we can still practice agile development, committing often and detecting defects as early as they are introduced with a robust continuous integration infrastructure. This talk will explore Etsy's journey to building such an infrastructure. Read more.
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Location: 113 Level: Intermediate
Andrew Still (Intechnica)
Average rating: **...
(2.78, 9 ratings)
This session will look at some recommendations for performance improvement on mobile devices and ask whether they are responsible or irresponsible when viewed beyond just performance of our application. This will cover areas such as the impact on battery life, data usage and other issues that can lead to users removing apps. We will also look at what can be done to minimise these negative impacts. Read more.
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Location: 113 Level: Intermediate
Zheng Jia (Baidu)
Average rating: ***..
(3.75, 8 ratings)
Maps are one of the fundamental services for mobile users and are more often used on mobile platform than others. So the performance of map mobile sites is so important that no one should ignore. Speeding up the sites can reduce the time that users find places, get directions, make decisions about where to eat, etc. Read more.
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Location: 113 Level: Intermediate
Colin Bendell (Akamai)
Average rating: ****.
(4.60, 5 ratings)
If you are building a mobile app or hybrid responsive app you are probably thinking deeply about reusing components and data APIs from your web site. In this talk we will explore some common pitfalls in using web components & web APIs in mobile apps. We will look at the impact on operations, network performance, scalability and reliability - and how to overcome these challenges. Read more.
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Location: 113 Level: Intermediate
Yoav Weiss (Akamai)
Average rating: ****.
(4.29, 7 ratings)
Today, Responsive Web design often means using one of the various Responsive Images hacks or take a performance hit. In a short while, that will no longer be the case. A native Responsive Images solution is coming soon to a browser near you. In this session we will discuss this solution in depth, and see how you can start using it in your current designs. Read more.
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Location: 113 Level: Intermediate
Maximiliano Firtman (ITMaster Professional Training)
Average rating: ****.
(4.58, 24 ratings)
The mobile web space moves really fast and every year the whole ecosystem changes. But one thing remains unchanged: the need for extreme performance. If you have a mobile site, a responsive web or you are about to create one, this tutorial will give you the techniques to measure and improve the performance after understanding the mobile web world today and testing on your own mobile device. Read more.
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Location: 124/125 Level: Non-technical
Lara Hogan (Kickstarter), Destiny Montague (Etsy)
Average rating: ****.
(4.25, 4 ratings)
Learn how to build a device lab as a product for your coworkers to test their work on a spectrum of operating systems and versions. We’ll cover how to choose devices, organization and cabling, power supply troubleshooting, and tips for getting your users to use the lab considerately. Read more.