Sessions at Velocity 2011 about JavaScript

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Wednesday 15th June 2011

  • JavaScript & Metaperformance

    by Douglas Crockford

    There are lies, damned lies, and benchmarks. Tuning language processor performance to benchmarks can have the unintended consequence of encouraging bad programming practices. This is the true story of developing a new benchmark with the intention of encouraging good practices.

    At 8:55am to 9:25am, Wednesday 15th June

    Coverage video

Thursday 16th June 2011

  • Holistic Performance

    by John Resig

    Working on the development of jQuery one tends to learn about all the performance implications of a particular change to a JavaScript code base (whether it be from an API change or a larger internals rewrite). Performance is an ever-present concern for every single commit and for every release. Performance implications must be well-defended and well-tested. In this talk we’re going to look at all the different performance concerns that the project deals with (processor, memory, network) and the tools that are used to make sure development continues to move smoothly.

    At 10:35am to 11:05am, Thursday 16th June