Web Unleashed 2018

2018-10-01 00:00:00 2018-10-03 00:00:00 America/Toronto Web Unleashed 2018 Drive your career to the forefront by learning the latest tools, techniques and technologies in front-end web development. Toronto FITC Toronto


Ahh… CSS and performance. Two of Harry’s favourite things! But how well do they play together? It depends…

In this very matter-of-fact talk, he’ll be looking at all of the different ways CSS can make our websites faster or slower. From the common and perhaps more obvious, to the unusual and obscure ways in which CSS can impact performance for better or worse.


To show the audience that CSS can have an impact on performance, and often in quite unusual or unexpected ways.

Target Audience

Intermediate to advanced front-end developers



Five Things Audience Members Will Learn

  1. That CSS is a performance bottleneck…
  2. …and to what extent
  3. What common patterns are actually anti-patterns
  4. What’s the deal with alphabetic CSS?
  5. Which is better: mixins or @extend?