Tracking the performance of the web with HTTP Archive

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 18:30
Web Performance NY
New York

Have you ever thought about how your site’s performance compares to the web as a whole? Or maybe you’re curious how popular a particular web feature is. How much is too much JavaScript? The HTTP Archive has been keeping track of how the web is built since 2010. It enables you to find answers to questions about the state of the web past and present. In this talk we’ll explore how the HTTP Archive works, some of the ways people are using this dataset, and sneak a peek at things to come.

Rick Viscomi (@rick_viscomi) is an engineer with Google's developer relations team, focusing on web transparency and maintaining the HTTP Archive. In a past life Rick helped make YouTube fast and co-authored the O'Reilly book "Using WebPageTest".

We are Dropbox again this month. And they will be probiding have food and drinks as well!

As always, we are going to have geekaways with geeky prizes provided by our sponsors.


6:30 - Arrive at Dropbox, meet other members
6:45 - Event starts
7:00 - Tracking the performance of the web with HTTP Archive (Rick Viscomi)
8:00 - Q&A
8:15 - "Books and Stuff" geekaways
8:30 - Open Discussion, Networking
9:00 - Happy hour sponsored by Blue Triangle and Instart Logic


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