* Updated with Directions for tonight *
3423 Piedmont Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
Currently the entrance from Piedmont road is closed, so we recommend the following:
1. exit off 400 at Lenox, heading SW towards piedmont
2. turn left at Tower Place Dr NE (the shopping mall with Toys R Us, Old Navy, etc. is on your left, just before On the Border)
3. Take your first right just past On the Border
4. Go straight back and enter the parking garage for the Tech Village. There should be no charge for parking after 5.
5. Head in on the 1st floor, follow the signs to the group at the main event room.
Networking starts at 6:30, the talk at 7. We'll have pizza and beer so come hungry and thirsty.
We have a very special event planned for our next meetup!
Lane Williams from InstartLogic will be presenting a great survey of Modern Performance Testing tools. This same presentation was recently given at the NYC Web Performance meetup to great reviews! You can see the full abstract and bio below.
We're also excited to be returning to the Atlanta Tech Village for this meetup! If you haven't been to the Tech Village before (or heck, even in the last few months), this is a great excuse! We have the main event area on the first floor reserved, so you can check out all the great improvements to this facility that is quickly becoming a leading technology hub of Atlanta: http://atlantatechvillage.com/
We'll also have plenty of drinks/beer and Pizza, so come thirsty and hungry. We'll also have a several goodies to give away at the end of the talk. Doors will open at 6:30, presentation starts at 7. See you then!
Rigorous Performance Testing — Modern Testing Tools
The presentation will cover testing web application performance from the early days of the Internet until today. Specifically, we will take a look at how internet has evolved, the available web browser timing metrics, when it makes sense to use each and the best ways to decipher the performance results.
About the Speaker
Lane Williams is passionate about web performance and metrics. He joined InstartLogic in January of 2014 as a Senior Sales Engineer. He's worked in the web application acceleration space and big data space for the last 14 years with GoodData, Strangeloop Networks and Akamai Technologies. Lane holds a B.S. in Business from Miami University in Oxford, OH.
Should be a big night, can't wait to see everyone!