Performance conference sessions

9:00am–9:50am Tuesday, 09/28/2010
David Kaneda (Sencha)
Mobile application developers are facing a major challenge as mobile devices, especially smartphones and tablets, gain popularity as the platform of choice for enterprise users and consumers. This session will focus on how the latest web standards can be used to develop rich internet applications that deliver a native-like user experience across mobile platforms and browsers.
10:05am–10:55am Wednesday, 09/29/2010
Tom Croucher (Uber)
JavaScript is the programming language of the web. Its is making a comeback with Node.js a highly concurrent server based on V8, the JavaScript engine from the Chrome browser. This session will explore how Node.js work, and how you can use it to develop with JavaScript that runs on both the client and the server. This session will show how to apply existing JavaScript skills on the server.
3:10pm–3:30pm Wednesday, 09/29/2010
Brett Durrett (IMVU, Inc.)
Continuous Deployment takes continuous integration one step further, where every commit goes live to production servers. When this process is described it is frequently met with skepticism around site reliability and the ability to scale a business this way, but at IMVU it works, it scales (with challenges) and it is embraced by the entire organization.
10:05am–10:55am Tuesday, 09/28/2010
Matt Sweeney (Yahoo!)
For many developers, the modern web site has evolved into something more like an application, requiring more specialized tools to measure performance. This session will provide an overview of some of these tools. You will learn how to profile the loading and running of a web page in various browsers, identify performance bottlenecks, and examine ways to optimize the overall user experience.
2:35pm–2:55pm Tuesday, 09/28/2010
Justin Day (Blip.tv)
In May Google introduced WebM and VP8, a new open-source video container and codec, to the world. These represent a significant step forward for the open-source video movement. In this session we'll discuss why WebM is important, compare it to other commercial solutions like MPEG-4 and h.264, and discuss viability, adoption and the challenges therein.
1:30pm–2:20pm Tuesday, 09/28/2010
Moderated by:
Dion Almaer (Set Direction)
Panelists:
Douglas Crockford (PayPal), Brendan Eich (JavaScript), Ben Galbraith (Google), Alex Russell (Google), HÃ¥kon Wium Lie (Opera Software)
As browsers become the most important piece of software you will use, what can consumers and developers expect to be in the next generation of browsers. What will the top browser makers think of next and how will it be implemented? The panel will have the top movers and shakers of the browser industry who will butt heads to predict the future.
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  • IBM
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  • Rackspace Hosting
  • 3DVIA
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  • Neustar, Inc.
  • OpenSRS
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Rob Koziura
(415) 947-6111
rkoziura@techweb.com

Kaitlin Pike
(415) 947-6306
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