Statically Generating Performance


When Harry's launched Flamingo, a women's care brand, they invested in static rendering with Gatsby to deliver the site's frontend in a scalable and performant way.

This talk explores the differences between server-rendering and static-rendering for web frontends, and lays out the architecture for It discusses the importance of building a performance culture through monitoring and automation, and how building for performance helps ensure that sites are accessible for users, regardless of their access to fast networks and devices.

Tim Brown (@_brimtown), Senior Software Engineer at Harry's / Flamingo is a software engineer who builds for the web. He loves crafting intuitive and performant experiences for users. He is a Senior Software Engineer at Harry's, Inc, focusing on frontend architecture, web performance, and design systems.

This is a joint event with React Ladies group:

React Ladies is a supportive community for women and non-binary React enthusiasts with any level of programming experience to grow as technologists and meet other React developers. We center our events around JavaScript and other technologies within the React ecosystem.

We are at Meetup HQ again. They also sponsor food and drinks for us!

As always, we are going to have geekaways with geeky prizes provided by our sponsors.


6:30 - Arrive at Meetup, meet other members
6:45 - Event starts
7:00 - Statically Generating Performance (Tim Brown)
8:00 - Q&A
8:15 - "Books and Stuff" geekaways
8:30 - Open Discussion, Networking


632 Broadway
9th floor
New York, NY

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Our Sponsors:

- Fastly ( is the only CDN that gives businesses complete control over how they serve content and the ability to cache frequently changing content at the edge.

- Catchpoint's ( end-user experience monitoring provides complete visibility into users’ experiences from anywhere to detect and fix issues faster.