Speed Up Your JavaScript

Google Tech Talk
June 4, 2009


Web Exponents: Speed Up Your JavaScript
Presented by Nicholas C. Zakas.

As an interpreted language, JavaScript is filled with hidden performance issues that conspire to slow down your code and ruin the user experience. Learn exactly what is fast, what is slow, and what you can do to squeeze that last bit of performance out of your JavaScript code.

Nicholas C. Zakas is the author of Professional JavaScript for Web Developers, 2nd Edition (Wrox, 2009), co-author of Professional Ajax, 2nd Edition (Wrox, 2007), and a contributor to Even Faster Web Sites (O'Reilly, 2009). Nicholas is principal front end engineer for the Yahoo! homepage and is also a contributor to the Yahoo! User Interface (YUI) library.

The Web Exponents Series is hosted by Steve Souders

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