Negotiating for Performance

The Financial Times

Beer & Pizzas will be provided due to the generosity of our Group Sponsors : Akamai, AppDynamics, Cedexis, Dynatrace, Dyn, The Financial Times, Google, NCC Group, Neustar, Cogeco PEER1, and SciVisum.

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Progressive Web Apps with Jake Archibald

The Financial Times

This month we are delighted to have Jake Archibald joing us to give two talks relating to Progressive Web Apps.

The talks have been given previously at the Google Developers Progressive Web Apps day in London on 17th March, so if you missed them, or would just like to have a refresher, come along for what promises (did you spot the in joke there?) to be a great evening. Its fair to say that you might just hear about Service Workers and Streams…….

For some reason I am unable to control the order of the sessions listed for this event (enhancement request has been logged) so to clarify the running order is as follows

  • Session 1 : 45 mins : Instant loading offline-first progressive web apps
  • Session 2 : 30mins : Let’s talk about streams (and other cool new web things)

Beer & Pizzas will be provided due to the generosity of our Group Sponsors : Akamai, AppDynamics, Cedexis, Dynatrace, Dyn, The Financial Times, Google, NCC Group, Neustar, Cogeco PEER1, and SciVisum.

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TLS Perf: from three to zero in one spec

The Financial Times

For June, and the very first event we are launching from our new website, we have Natasha Rooney from GSMA who is going to tell us all about TLS in the past present and future, and how what is happening in this area will help us all to deliver HTTPS everywhere.

Beer & Pizzas will be provided due to the generosity of our Group Sponsors : Akamai, AppDynamics, Cedexis, Dynatrace, Dyn, The Financial Times, Google, NCC Group, Neustar, PEER1, and SciVisum.

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How PerfOps revolutionized performance at Marks & Spencer

This month we have a great talk from Andrew Neilson who is currently head of PerfOps at Marks and Spencer and is responsible for performance across the breadth of the M&S.com business. The talk was first given at Velocity Europe last Autumn, and was extremely highly rated, but even if you attended that talk, Andrew promises an interesting update as things have moved on considerably in the last 6 months. This talk will demonstrate how a large business such as M&S can move from a standing start to having a performance culture. One not to miss.

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Double Header : Building an Offline Page for theguardian.com & Fastly CDN learnings

You’re on a train to work and you open up the Guardian app on your phone. A tunnel surrounds you, but the app still works in very much the same way as it usually would—despite your lack of internet connection, you still get the full experience, only the content shown will be stale. If you tried the same for the Guardian website, however, it wouldn’t load at all. Native apps have long had the tools to deal with these situations, in order to deliver rich user experiences whatever the user’s situation may be. With service workers, the web is catching up. In this talk Olly will demonstrate how he built an offline page for theguardian.com, and discuss potential future use cases.

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Embrace The Network and Measuring What’s Important; hosted by Twitter

First up we have Patrick Hamann who will be giving his talk entitled ‘Embrace The Network’ on modern techniques for building resilient front ends. This was first given at Front End London and received great feedback so if you missed it here’s another chance to see it.

Secondly, we have a real treat in store in that we have a talk from the pioneer of much of the work in the world of web performance, Steve Souders along with Mark Zeman who now work together on the performance monitoring solution Speedcurve.

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