September 19–20, 2016: Training
September 20–22, 2016: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY

The future of the mobile Web

Pete LePage (Google)
11:35am–12:15pm Wednesday, 09/21/2016
Performance for the people DevOps, Mobile Grand Ballroom West Audience level: Advanced
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 6 ratings)

Prerequisite knowledge

  • Frontend experience
  • A knowledge of UX and JavaScript
  • What you'll learn

  • Learn how to improve performance and offline support and offer a more meaningful experience for mobile web users
  • Description

    The mobile Web empowers users to easily navigate through a rich diversity of secure experiences. But until now, developers had to choose between the engagement potential of a native app and the reach potential of the mobile Web. Pete LePage explores the future of the mobile Web. Performance improvements, offline support, and access to new device capabilities, such as sending push notifications and promoting add to home screen, allow developers to deliver more meaningful experiences to the Web than ever before.

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    Pete LePage


    Pete LePage is a developer advocate at Google working on the Chrome Web Store team and the Open Web platform. Pete has been designing websites since his early days in high school, evolving from overlapping blink, marquee, and font tags on GeoCities to properly styled CSS and managed hosted websites. Pete works with the web developer community to build awesome new web applications using Open Web technologies like HTML5 and CSS3. He can often be found traveling the world with his friends, seeing both exotic and ordinary sites, or in a black and white dark room printing something he shot with a film camera. He has studied and taught at the prestigious Photographic Center Northwest in Seattle, where he completed his thesis in fine art photography.