Your Script Just Killed My Site by Steve Souders

We attended a huge g33k gathering in San Jose not long ago - the TechXploration meetup where we were lucky enough to record an exciting talk by web performance guru Steve Souders. Steve was accompanied by (Javascript wizard) Douglas Crockford for a talk called "Your Script Just Killed My Site" about the prevalence of front-end SPOF (that's "single point of failure") along with key tips as to how to make your front-end code more resilient.

Bio: Steve is Head Performance Engineer at Google where he works on web performance and open source initiatives. He previously served as Chief Performance at Yahoo!. He is the creator of YSlow, one of the top 25 Firefox add-ons. He's also created numerous performance tools and services including the HTTP Archive, Cuzillion, Jdrop, ControlJS and Browserscope.

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