Personal schedule for Mark J. Levitt

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Web Performance
Location: Regency 2
Nicole Sullivan (Stubbornella)
Average rating: ***..
(3.29, 17 ratings)
You've got a sneaking suspicion that design impacts performance. What next? Your engineers know nothing about design and your designers know nothing about performance. How can you get everyone on the same page? Which design flaws must you absolutely avoid? How do engineers slow designs with poor CSS? This presentation covers the best practices in design and OO CSS for fast, maintainable sites. Read more.
Keynote , Operations
Location: Regency Ballroom
Jeremy Bingham (Dailykos.com)
Average rating: **...
(2.22, 37 ratings)
Learn about how Daily Kos survived what was essentially an eleven month long Slashdotting, while reducing hardware costs and ultimately the amount of work needed to keep the site running. Read more.
Keynote
Location: Regency Ballroom
Umang Gupta (Keynote), Vik Chaudhary (Keynote)
Average rating: **...
(2.36, 22 ratings)
The ‘Next Web’ is defined by vastly expanded levels of interactivity driven by technologies such as Flash and Silverlight. The ‘Next Web’ brings consumers a new level of rich online experiences including composite e-business transactions that seamlessly integrate interactive video and voice, and social media and Web-to-mobile transactions. Read more.
Keynote , Operations
Location: Regency Ballroom
John Adams (Twitter)
Average rating: ****.
(4.28, 43 ratings)
In this session we will discuss improvements made to Twitter over the last year to increase scalability. Changes made through internal process, development methodologies, queuing strategies, and operations will also be discussed. Read more.
Web Performance
Location: Regency 2
Christian Stockwell (Microsoft Corporation), Mike Belshe (BitGo), Chris Blizzard (Mozilla Foundation)
Average rating: ***..
(3.75, 8 ratings)
The competition amongst browsers has been intense over the past year. Come to this session to hear from the Google Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer teams about what they've done to make their browsers faster than ever before, and what developers can do to take advantage of these features. Read more.
Web Performance
Location: Regency 2
Lindsey Simon (Google)
Average rating: ***..
(3.64, 11 ratings)
This talk will present some findings from testing reflow times in a variety of browsers under different conditions. I will discuss the method used to gather the data, explore cross-browser reflow differences, and give developers advice on what to avoid when doing dynamic updates to their pages to avoid costly reflows in the browser. Read more.
Web Performance
Location: Regency 2
Aladdin Nassar (Microsoft - Outlook.com)
Average rating: ***..
(3.56, 9 ratings)
Performance-Based Design (PBD) is a model that starts with target business metrics and works its way backwards to set the corresponding performance goals to meet these targets. The model is iteratively fined tuned as more data comes in. Read more.
Event
Location: Regency Ballroom
Scott Ruthfield (Rooster Park Consulting), Chris Bissell (MySpace), Ryan Nelson (Joyent)
Average rating: ***..
(3.80, 10 ratings)
Join us Tuesday evening for Spike Night. This engaging, real-time Web Performance shootout is a chance to see and learn about how real, high-traffic websites deal with massive increases in load, either expected or unexpected. We'll see real-world management of traffic increases - graphs, tools, the whole shebang. Read more.
General, Keynote
Location: Regency Ballroom
Eric Goldsmith (AOL), Simon Perkins (Simtec Limited), Stoyan Stefanov (Facebook), Jim Pierson (Microsoft), Jan Odvarko (Freelance)
Live on the main stage: the latest tools you need to analyze websites, including AOL PageTest, HttpWatch, YSlow 2.0, Visual Round Trip Analyzer and Firebug. Read more.
Keynote , Web Performance
Location: Regency Ballroom
Philip Dixon (Shopzilla)
Average rating: ****.
(4.12, 26 ratings)
In 2007, Shopzilla, a leading comparison shopping service, realized that our sites were far too slow for our users and had become difficult to change and more difficult still to support. We were presented with a classic dilemma for an established internet market player: Could we really afford the costs and the risks of re-engineering a site platform responsible for all our revenue? Read more.
Web Performance
Location: Regency 1
Eric Goldsmith (AOL), Artur Bergman (Wikia/Fastly), Tony Ralph (Yahoo!), Bryant Mason (Microsoft Corporation), Sameer Ajmani (Google), Richard Bush (ADTECH)
Average rating: ***..
(3.33, 3 ratings)
Having ads is a reality for many Web sites. This expert panel will discuss experiences with minimizing ad impact on page performance. Read more.
  • Keynote Systems
  • Google
  • Shopzilla
  • Aptimize
  • Facebook
  • NeuStar
  • Rackspace Cloud
  • Schooner Information Technology
  • SoftLayer
  • SpringSource
  • Sun Microsystems

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