Rendering Performance Case Studies

A session at Velocity Europe 2013

Wednesday 13th November, 2013

9:00am to 10:30am (GMT)

Jank-free rendering performance has been shown to positively affect user engagement and user experience in a number large sites, yet remains an area many developers are unaware of how to diagnose or optimize for.

To highlight how widespread rendering is a performance issue, we’re going to walk through case studies of Flickr, Pinterest, Google+, Twitter Bootstrap and more.

Learn about common paint issues in modern sites, caused by fixed-backgrounds, heavy CSS, doing too much in your onscroll handlers, compositing and more. We’ll also look at changes Pinterest made to get up to a 40% improvement in rendering times.

By the end if this session you’ll be equipped with the knowledge to use the performance profiling tools in Chrome DevTools to find and fix rendering issues in your own sites.

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Addy Osmani

Engineer with a focus on tooling on the Google Chrome team.

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Velocity Europe 2013

England England, London

13th15th November 2013

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  • The Smashing Book #4 - New Perspectives on Web Design (Smashing Special eBooks)
  • Genuine design patterns books 9787115314543JavaScript(Chinese Edition)
  • Understanding Advanced JavaScript (Smashing Media eBooks)

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