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Performance Under Pressure

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Here's a neat transcript of a talk by Mat Marquis where he details how he made the Bocoup website lightning fast, particularly with snazzy font loading tricks and performance tools to help monitor those improvements over time. Although, my favorite pa...

[Talk] Editing Images in CSS

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Una Kravets walks us through blend modes, gradients and CSS filters in this excellent talk from dotCSS. It’s especially interesting to see how some of these cool tricks might let us circumnavigate design tools completely so that we can let the browse...

[Talk] HTTP/2 is Here, Now Let’s Make it Easy

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Rebecca Murphey's talk from dotJS 2015 explores all the various gotchas surrounding HTTP/2. For instance, how will servers support it? How does our front-end process change to benefit the most from this new protocol? How will developers know that every...

The Website Obesity Crisis

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Maciej Ceglowski’s latest talk is all about front-end performance, the advertising bubble and surveillance on the web. It’s interesting that he argues how each of these separate problems are really interrelated issues that ultimately damages how th...