Web Unleashed 2016

2016-10-03 00:00:00 2016-10-05 00:00:00 America/Toronto Web Unleashed 2016 If you're a front-end developer, or aspire to be one, then you know how quickly the space changes. By attending Web Unleashed, you will get up-to-date on the skills to push you ahead in your career. Toronto FITC Toronto


Nowadays, user expectations of web applications are higher than ever. Unfortunately for developers, with the web changing at an exponential pace, our jobs are becoming more difficult. To keep up with competition and these user expectations, websites and apps need to take into consideration not only the powerful tools we have access to, but also the limitations we face with the modern web.

In this talk, we’ll take a look at how we can ensure our users get the best experience possible when they visit your work on the web. We’ll explore some simple techniques that you can add to your site in little to no time with simple optimization techniques and examine how the new HTTP2 protocol and how it is revolutionizing web delivery.


To empower developers to push performance in modern web applications.

Target Audience

Anyone who puts bread on their plate by building anything user facing on the web.

Assumed Audience Knowledge

Should have a basic understanding of web fundamentals (HTML, CSS, JavaScript).

Things Audience Members Will Learn

  • Why optimizing performance matters
  • The RAIL performance model
  • Effective ways to speed up an existing website
  • What is HTTP2 and how to take advantage of it