Performance is often talked about from a developers point-of-view but, why should they have all the fun? We can all play a part in improving a project.
In this episode, we’ll discuss:
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Most of the web fails in cases of poor connectivity, and I think we can do better. Being able to get data on-screen before going to the network is a huge performance boost, it’s something some native apps use to good effect, but the web is well placed to combine the advantages of no-install-necessary, with full offline-first loading.
Jake is developer advocate for Google Chrome. He’s one of the editors of the service worker spec, so he’s into offline-first, push messaging and web performance.
I think the process is just as important as the end result, and I’m always interested in improving my workflow in order to do better work, more efficiently.
Sarah Semark is a designer, developer, and world-traveller working at Automattic. She has visited over fifty countries, and she has made websites in most of them.
The power of the web lies in its availability: “This is for everyone.” As makers of the web, we should be doing everything in our power to keep the barriers to access as low as possible.
Jeremy Keith lives in Brighton, England where he makes websites with the splendid design agency Clearleft. Jeremy spends most of his time goofing off on the internet, documenting his time-wasting on adactio.com, where he has been writing for over ten years.
Three tips to improve your agile testing. I’m interested in this episode because, as a user researcher, I often work with people in agile teams who are new to research and ask me how to build skills within the team. The talk answers the most often questions I get asked.
Lucy is a full time user researcher at SimpleUsability in Leeds, a Dr in HCI from University of York and co-organiser of NUX events.
Lucy designs, leads and performs user research using a variety of methods for wide range of clients including high-street e-commerce, financial and public sector. Lucy also train and mentor early career researchers.
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