July 23, 2014 — Understanding why your page is rendering slowly is the first step to improving your page load speed. The faster your pages load, the better the site will convert and the happier your clients will be! In this talk, Zack introduces you to concepts that affect your site’s performance, including network connectivity, CSS rendering, and latency. Comprehension of these core performance concepts are then used to inform sensible recommendations for overcoming these problems. Throughout the discussion, tools for exploring your site’s performance are demonstrated to show how to optimize your site through proper measurement.
February 23, 2014 — This presentation will give you a very quick overview of some of the most popular JS libraries & frameworks. They will be compared in several directions. It will present you the difference between library, framework, and toolkit.
November 28, 2013 — This talk presents a number of ways on when to use jQuery and how you can write efficient code with an emphasis on performance. It covers important techniques like event delegation and lazy evaluation, the how-to’s on being cognizant of performance factors and speed gains from various code enhancements.