Faster Load Times Through Deferred JavaScript Evaluation

Charles Jolley (Apple)
9:50am–10:15am Tuesday, 12/08/2009
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JavaScript makes a web app great, but can it really hurt load times, especially on mobile platforms. Charles will show you how a new technique pioneered by the mobile Gmail team and now built in to the SproutCore build tools can automatically cut your JavaScript load time dramatically. Finally you can have your JavaScript and fast load times too.

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Charles Jolley


Charles Jolley is the creator of SproutCore, a JavaScript platform for building native-style web apps, focused especially on performance. SproutCore powers several major rich web apps including Apple’s MobileMe and Mozilla’s Bespin project. Charles is currently a senior engineer at Apple.