Yehuda Katz

Yehuda Katz
Co-founder, Tilde Inc

Website | @wycats

Yehuda Katz is a member of the Ember.js, Ruby on Rails and jQuery Core Teams. His 9-to-5 home is at the startup he founded, Tilde Inc., where he works on Skylight, a Rails performance tool. Yehuda is the co-author of best-selling jQuery in Action and Rails 3 in Action. He spends most of his time hacking on open source—his main projects, along with others, like Thor, Handlebars and Janus—or traveling the world doing open source evangelism work. He blogs at and can be found on Twitter as @wycats.


10:15am–10:30am Tuesday, 12/08/2009
Web Performance
Location: Online Level:
Yehuda Katz (Tilde Inc)
For a few years now, Ruby on Rails has focused relentlessly on client-side performance. Rails 3 adds more high-performance features, and makes Rails even faster out of the box. In this talk, Yehuda will cover the ways that Rails already builds in fast by default, and briefly discuss how Rails will continue to lead the "fast by default" field in the upcoming releases. Read more.