Web Performance & Optimization

2013-03-16 00:00:00 2013-03-17 00:00:00 America/Toronto Web Performance & Optimization Next up in FITC’s Spotlight event series, we bring you a day dedicated to Web Performance & Optimization. We’ve lined-up six top developers to go through the key things you need to know to to optimize a user’s viewing experience. A part of the Spotlight… Toronto FITC Toronto



Firebug provides developers with a wealth of tools that integrate seamlessly with Firefox. This talk will explain how one can use Firebug to effectively debug front-end issues. Areas covered will include: 

Walkthrough of Firebug and Built in Firefox dev tools
– Learn the basics of using these tools and understand their major differences

Inline HTML and CSS editing 
– How to use these tools to debug HTML and CSS issues in realtime

Performance monitoring
– View statistics and detailed information to identify bottlenecks and slowdowns
– Using third party services such as yslow to identify performance problems

Realtime Javascript debugging
– Learn how to step through and debug the execution of a running javascript application

Advanced topics
– Mobile debugging for iOS with Safari
– User agent switching for mobile testing
– Extendability and plugins