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Philip Tellis: Frontend Performance Beginner to Expert to Crazy Person

  • Apr 22, 2014 · 6:30 PM
  • Wayfair Offices - 4 Copley Place

Philip Tellis, Chief Architect at SOASTA and author of boomerang.js, will give the following talk:

The very first requirement of a great user experience is actually getting the bytes of that experience to the user before they they get fed up and leave. In this talk we'll start with the basics and get progressively insane. We'll go over several front-end performance best practices, a few anti-patterns, the reasoning behind the rules, and how they've changed over the years. We'll also look at some great tools to help you.

Schedule: 6:30, pizza
7:15: talk

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  • Ben C.

    That's the link for the viedo, in case you missed it.

    May 16, 2014

  • Philip T.

    I was asked this on twitter, but posting here as well. If anyone's interested in the crazy equation I had at the end of my slides, there's a blog post describing it here: http://tech.bluesmoon.info/2010/08/equation-to-predict-pages-roundtrip.html

    April 23, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Really really good. Philip Tellis is a great talker and an expert on front-end web performance. He gave a lot of practical tricks that I can directly apply to my own web applications.

    April 23, 2014

  • Manuel A.

    I enjoyed the flow and way you presented the recommendations. Thank you for sharing

    April 23, 2014

  • Philip T.

    Thanks everyone for coming out. This was a great crowd with very insightful questions. It was a lot of fun.

    1 · April 23, 2014

  • Dan T.

    Excellent detailed presentation

    April 23, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thanks Philip! Fun and engaging presentation. Will definitely discuss these tricks with colleagues.

    April 23, 2014

  • David B.

    Really enjoyed the presentation tonight. Informative, a few laughs, and a full house. Thanks

    April 22, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Thanks for posting these, Philip. Appreciate you taking time to talk to us. Going to relay some of the tricks to my team.

      April 22, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Also, if anyone's interested, I found this great presentation on the pre-fetching tricks, if anyone's interested: https://docs.google.co...­

      1 · April 22, 2014

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