Web Performance Automation, Joshua Bixby

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Joshua Bixby (@JoshuaBixby (http://twitter.com/JoshuaBixby)), President of Strangeloop Networks (http://www.strangeloopnetworks.com/) and author of Web Performance Today blog (http://www.webperformancetoday.com/) will talk about Web Performance Automation.

Abstract:
Depending on who you talk to, performance automation can range from the holy grail of performance tuning to a set of programming hacks that will bring down your website. In reality, it is neither of these things.

Joshua will talk about:
Different approaches to automation
Pros and cons of each
What kinds of performance best practices can or should be automated
What best practices are better left to hands-on developers
How “automatic” is performance automation, actually?
A survey of the automation market today

Agenda:
6:00 - Arrive to the event, meet other members
6:15 - Introduction to Web Performance
6:30 - Web Performance Automation, Joshua Bixby
8:00 - Q&A
8:30 - Open Discussion, Networking

Time Inc. offered their Watercooler meeting to host NY Web Performance meetup.

Strangeloop Networks (http://www.strangeloopnetworks.com/) is sponsoring pizza and sodas!

Host contact: Alla Gringaus, Web Technology Fellow
Questions:[masked]

Location:
Rockefeller Center
Time & Life Bldg
1271 Ave of the Americas (entrance 50th St and 6th Ave)
2nd Floor, room #1
New York, NY 10020

Nearest Transit:
50th St - 8th Ave (C, E)
50th St - Ave of the Americas (F, V, B, D)
49th St - 7th Ave (N, R, W)

Get directions on Google Maps: http://bit.ly/c5rTgs... (http://bit.ly/c5rTgs)
Street View for the Entrance: http://bit.ly/bpxpOW... (http://bit.ly/bpxpOW)

You'll need to bring a photo ID for security downstairs.

See you there on October 13th at 6:00PM!