JavaScript Performance MythBusters™ (via JSPerf)

A session at SXSW Interactive 2012

Tuesday 13th March, 2012

5:00pm to 6:00pm (CST)

JavaScript is everywhere from mobile phones and tablets to e-readers and TVs. With such a wide range of supported environments developers are often looking for an easy way to compare the performance between snippets, browsers, and devices. jsPerf.com, a site for community driven JavaScript benchmarks, was created to help devs do just that.

Join Mathias Bynens and John-David Dalton from jsPerf.com, Chris Joel from Cloudflare.com and Lindsey Simon from Google/Browserscope in this panel discussion on some of the best dev-created benchmarks and most interesting practices debunked by real-world tests.

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Lindsey Simon

Developer, Twist

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Kyle Simpson

Owner, Getify Solutions

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Chris Joel

Developer, CloudFlare

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John David Dalton

JavaScript Developer, Uxebu

I'm a JavaScript tinkerer, bug fixer & benchmark runner. I'm also a 2011 Microsoft MVP award recipient, jsPerf.com maintainer, and contributor to several JavaScript projects.


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Time 5:00pm6:00pm CST

Date Tue 13th March 2012


Ballroom A, Austin Convention Center

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