We introduce a new metric, "user-ready time", that correlates more closely with how real users experience a web application. By following a scientific method of hypothesis, testing, and analysis, we have been able to strongly correlate our performance gains to key business metrics.
Mike Petrovich (http://www.linkedin.com/in/mpetrovich) (@mikepetrovich (http://twitter.com/mikepetrovich)) leads front-end engineering of AYI.com at SNAP Interactive (http://www.meetup.com/Web-Performance-NY/events/snap-interactive.com) and is a contributor to jQuery, jQuery UI, and Handlebars.js.
As always, Animoto (http://animoto.com/) provides food and drinks and we'll have our geek-away raffles sponsored by Catchpoint (http://www.catchpoint.com/) and O'Reilly (http://oreilly.com/)!
6:30 - Arrive to Animoto, meet other members
6:45 - Event starts
7:00 - Web Performance That Matters (Mike Petrovich)
8:00 - Q&A
8:15 - "Books and Stuff" geekaways
8:30 - Open Discussion, Networking
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Catchpoint (http://www.catchpoint.com/) is sponsoring us by providing 10% discount to our members and books to raffle.