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The butterfly effect and tech: forecasting the future makes no sense, but I’ll give it a shot anyway

The butterfly effect theory has taught us that it is extremely hard to calculate things with certainty. The amount of changes in recent years in almost every important subject area (culture, politics, economics, and technology) seems to confirm MIT meteorologist Edward Lorenz’s theory. But in order to decide what is…

A/B Testing, Ads and other 3rd Party Tags

Increasingly we rely on third-party scripts to deliver business-critical features of our sites – analytics, adverts, multi-variant testing, comments, recommendations, retargeting, social sharing etc. These scripts often get added with the seemingly innocent “it’s just a snippet of JavaScript”, but they can have a dramatic impact on performance – from…

Past events

Large Scale DDoS / Variable Fonts / Chrome Timeline

The Financial Times

This month we have three great talks. Firstly we have a talk from Michael Tremante from Cloudflare who will tell us about “Large Scale DDoS Mitigation”.  Then we have  a lightning talk from Oliver Williams of Springer Nature titled “One file, many possibilities: Variable fonts on the web”. Finally we have Joel Webber of Fullstory with a talk “Beyond Load Times: Performance Analysis for Modern Web Apps” that focuses on the Chrome performance timeline.

Beer & Pizzas will be provided due to the generosity of our Group Sponsors : Akamai, Apica, Cedexis, Google Developers, Distil Networks, Fastly, The Financial Times, NCC Group, New Relic, NS1 and Varnish Software.

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Who’s afraid of Webpack? / 3rd Party Content: the weak link in the chain

The Financial Times

To kick off the new year we have two talks. Firstly we have another talk from Dora Militaru. Having submitted two lightning talks for December, and going down a storm with her session “Where are the women?”, Dora has been asked back to present the other one titled “Who’s afraid of Webpack?”.  Then we have Simon Hearne with his talk “Third-party content: the weak link in the chain” where he’ll explores some of the toughest questions in web performance, backed up with huge amounts of data.

Beer & Pizzas will be provided due to the generosity of our Group Sponsors : Akamai, Apica, Cedexis, Google Developers, Distil Networks, Fastly, The Financial Times, NCC Group, New Relic, NS1 and Varnish Software.

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Christmas 2017 Lightning Talks & Quiz

The Financial Times

As usual our end of year meetup will be raising funds for BBC Children in Need and Crisis at Christmas. All ticket net revenue from the event will be donated plus we’ll try and round that up from group funds. Please give as generously as you can.

In terms of content there will be a collection of lighnting talks on subjects ranging from AI to Retro Computing with a few web perf ones thrown in for good measure, followed by our now infamous quiz with some tasty prizes – that’s right, the prize will be whatever pizza is left over at the end of the evening.

Beer & Pizzas will be provided due to the generosity of our Group Sponsors : Akamai, Apica, Cedexis, Google Developers, Distil Networks, Fastly, The Financial Times, NCC Group, New Relic, NS1 and Varnish.

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Speeding up without slowing down

The Financial Times

Beer & Pizzas will be provided due to the generosity of our Group Sponsors : Akamai, Cedexis, Google Developers, Distil Networks, Fastly, The Financial Times, NCC Group, New Relic, NS1 and Varnish.

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Non-browser HTTP clients / SEM quick wins / .NET Core 2.0

The Financial Times

This event is made up of three 20 minute talks.

  • Blurred lines: browsers vs non-browsers?
  • Quick wins for your website in the SEM game
  • ASP.NET Core 2 – High Performance Web Applications

Beer & Pizzas will be provided due to the generosity of our Group Sponsors : Akamai, Cedexis, Google Developers, Distil Networks, Fastly, The Financial Times, NCC Group, New Relic, NS1 and Varnish.

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An Introduction to HTTP/2

The Financial Times

Beer & Pizzas will be provided due to the generosity of our Group Sponsors : Akamai, Cedexis, Google Developers, Distil Networks, Fastly, The Financial Times, NCC Group, New Relic, NS1 and Varnish.

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Caches all the way down

The Financial Times

Caching ensures content gets to our users as fast as possible and provides a great experience to repeat visitors. But getting network and browser caching right can be hard and confusing, which explains why most Web content today is not properly cached.

Let’s discuss HTTP cache semantics, strategies, browser internal caches and service workers, and learn how serve our content fast and fresh.

Beer & Pizzas will be provided due to the generosity of our Group Sponsors : Cedexis, The Financial Times, Google, NCC Group, Fastly, NS1, Distil and New Relic

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Sponsor FREE event – NCC Group Performance Matters

Kings Place

Please Note : This is a LDNWebPerf Sponsor event. Registrations for this event will be passed to NCC Group Web Performance.

NCC Group’s Performance Matters event brings together like-minded individuals with an interest in web performance. We’ll have a great line up of guest speakers, live demos, presentations and Q&A sessions. The event gives you the opportunity to increase your knowledge, discuss hot topics, network with your peers and learn from some of the world’s top web performance experts.

We’re bringing together some of the world’s top web performance specialists to help you. All we want in return is your company.
Join us on Thursday 11 May for our free Performance Matters event and learn how to deliver a faster, more effective website for all your customers.

• Hear from world-leading web performance experts about how they’re helping to improve online experience
• Share ideas with your peers
• Come away with new knowledge and skills to help you make your website faster across devices

As always we’ll have a number of experts on hand to help you through your web performance challenges.

Don’t forget that it’s also a fantastic opportunity for networking and socialising..

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