Jake Archibald

Jake Archibald
Web Platforms Engineer, Google

@jaffathecake | Attendee Directory Profile

Jake works in Google Chrome’s developer relations team, working on specs, testing implementations, and ensuring developers have tools to make their jobs less painful. He’s a big fan of time-to-render optimisations, progressive enhancement, and all of that responsive stuff.

Prior to Google, Jake worked at Lanyrd on their mobile web site (http://lanyrd.com/mobile/), and for the BBC working on JavaScript libraries and standards.

Outside of the web, Jake likes F1 and nice beer.


Web Performance, Sutton North
Tutorial Please note: to attend, your registration must include Tutorials on Monday.
Jake Archibald (Google)
Average rating: ****.
(4.29, 21 ratings)
This one's going to be a bit different, we're going to play a game. Given a small bit of code, can you tell if modern browsers will make an http request or not? Sounds simple, but this quiz will hurt your feelings if you're a bad loser. But don't worry, low scorers won't be shamed. Read more.
Web Performance, Grand Ballroom East
Jake Archibald (Google)
Average rating: ****.
(4.94, 16 ratings)
How the browser gets from markup to pixels & how you can make it faster. How the GPU is changing rendering in the browser, how you can harness its power & pitfalls of GPU usage. Read more.


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