11:00am Next Generation YSlow
Marcel Duran (Yahoo!)
In addition to existing Firefox/Firebug add-on, YSlow will be available for many browsers – Chrome, IE, Safari, Opera, as well as Mobile browsers and command-line. Please come join us to explore behind-the-scene techniques used to make this “universal” performance measurement tool possible, also find out how you can get involved in next-gen YSlow. There will be a quick sneak peak of upcoming features!
Patrick Meenan (Google)
A quick update on all of the changes since Velocity 2010 as well as where we’re going with the codebase.
11:15am Using Weinre for Debugging the Mobile Web
Dave Johnson (Weinre)
This session will demonstrate how to use an awesome new tool called Weinre for debugging mobile web sites. Weinre leverages the WebKit Web Inspector project along with a socket server to connect the browser on a remote device, such as a mobile phone, to a full feature Firebug like debugger on your desktop browser.
11:23am HTTP Archive: the record of web performance
Steve Souders (Google)
Marcel Duran is currently a Front End Engineer at Twitter Inc. Prior to that he had been into web performance optimization on high traffic sites at Yahoo! Front Page and Search teams where he applied and researched web performance best practices making pages even faster. On his last role as the Front End Lead for Yahoo!’s Exceptional Performance Team, he was dedicated to YSlow (now as his personal opensource project) and other performance tools development, researches and evangelism.
Patrick Meenan has been working on web performance in one form or another for the last 12 years and is currently working at Google to make the web faster. He created the popular open-source WebPagetest web performance measurement tool, runs the free instance of it at www.webpagetest.org and can frequently be found in the forums helping site owners understand and improve their website performance. He also helped found the WPO foundation which is a non-profit organization focused on Web Performance Optimization.
Steve works at Google on web performance and open source initiatives. He previously served as Chief Performance Yahoo!. Steve is the author of High Performance Web Sites and Even Faster Web Sites. He is the creator of YSlow, one of the top 25 of 2 billion Firefox add-ons. He’s created many other performance tools and services including Cuzillion, Jdrop, ControlJS, and Browserscope. He serves as co-chair of Velocity, the web performance and operations conference from O’Reilly, and is co-founder of the Firebug Working Group. He taught CS193H: High Performance Web Sites at Stanford University.
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