There are many aspects to delivering and maintaining a fast web experience for users. Tim Kadlec and Patrick Meenan explain how the construction of websites and applications impacts performance as well as how to quickly debug and resolve performance issues. Tim and Patrick dive into how browsers work, how web pages are delivered, backend and frontend issues, optimizations, and techniques to get the best performance and provide hands-on experience for working on web performance.
The training will be a combination of instructional material and hands-on exercises. You will learn how to integrate performance into your development culture and make it part of your development cycle from development through release and into maintenance.
Tim Kadlec is the head of developer relations at Snyk, a company focused on making open source code more secure. He is the author of Implementing Responsive Design: Building Sites for an Anywhere, Everywhere Web (New Riders, 2012) and was a contributing author for High Performance Images (O’Reilly, 2016), Smashing Book #4: New Perspectives on Web Design, and Web Performance Daybook Volume 2 (O’Reilly, 2012). He writes sporadically at Timkadlec.com.
Patrick Meenan has been working on web performance in one form or another for the last 15 years and is currently working at Google to make Chrome and the web faster. Patrick created the popular open source WebPagetest web performance measurement tool, runs the free instance of it at WebPagetest.org, and can frequently be found in the forums helping site owners understand and improve their website performance.
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