Fast and Beautiful: Modern Image Delivery Techniques

Doug Sillars: Fast and Beautiful: Modern Image Delivery Techniques The average mobile website page weight is ~50% images. Toss in the complication of thousands of differently sized screens, and it might appear that efficient delivery of images to every device is an impossible task. But all is not lost! In this talk, we’ll examine strategies to send the perfect image to every device, ensuring a f

Jul 29, 2020, 10:00 PM – Jul 30, 2020, 12:00 AM

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Doug Sillars:

Fast and Beautiful: Modern Image Delivery Techniques

The average mobile website page weight is ~50% images. Toss in the complication of thousands of differently sized screens, and it might appear that efficient delivery of images to every device is an impossible task. But all is not lost! In this talk, we’ll examine strategies to send the perfect image to every device, ensuring a fast, beautiful rendering of your content. We’ll look at progressive images, placeholder images, lazy loading and other techniques and real world examples that will improve the usability of your site or app. Attendees will come away with an understand of the current ‘state of the art’ for optimizing visual content on the web.

Doug is a freelance mobile performance expert, studying the intersection of media and web performance. A Google Developer Expert and the author of O’Reilly’s “High Performance Android Apps,” Doug regularly speaks at conferences, and blogs at dougsillars.com. He is currently working as a freelance digital nomad, traveling with his family in Europe.

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July 29 – 30, 2020
10:00 PM – 12:00 AM UTC

Organizers

  • John Mahoney

    GDG Organizer

  • Arpit Mathur

    Comcast

    GDG Organizer

  • Farzad Barzin

    BEX Realty

    Director of Mobile Applications

  • Layla B

    Drexel University

    Doctoral Student

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