Episode 64 / 2020.02.10
Andrew Welch, Patrick Harrington, Jennifer Blumberg, Matt Stein
#webperf #webdev #frontend

On this episode, @csswizardry Har­ry Roberts regales us with sto­ries from the trench­es, dis­cussing the real-world web per­for­mance prob­lems he’s helped com­pa­nies over­come, and how.

We go on to dis­cuss how to how to help jus­ti­fy to expense of opti­miz­ing for per­for­mance, and how it’s real­ly a busi­ness deci­sion in terms of what ends up mak­ing the com­pa­ny more money.

We go on to dis­cuss the mas­sive ener­gy used by data cen­ters used to pow­er the web, their envi­ron­men­tal impact, and the but­ter­fly effect” of small changes we devel­op­ers make that can result in huge results.

Final­ly, Har­ry tells us his top 3 things that are most impor­tant to keep in mind when you want to build a per­for­mant site. Apolo­gies for minor sound qual­i­ty issues with Har­ry’s audio, but the con­tent is worth it!

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