Like it or not, a huge part of modern web development involves the use of third-party providers: fonts, analytics, ads, tracking, and more all have an impact of performance, and can leave us (or, more worryingly, our visitors) susceptible to performance degradation.
In this talk, we’ll take a look at unruly or uninvited (third-)party guests: how to detect them, how to audit them, and how to manage them. We’ll also look at the different tools available to help us stress-test and quantify the overhead these third parties bring, and what that means for users and businesses alike.
To learn the risks—and defences—associated with the use of third-party scripts
Web developers and marketing teams.
Assumed Audience Knowledge
Basic commercial front-end development
Five Things Audience Members Will Learn
- What risks third parties carry
- How severe can those risks be?
- How to measure and audit third party impact
- How to discuss third parties
- How to design and defend against them