Those of us in the business of writing rich Internet applications have seen the focus swing from how to add richness to how to manage richness and the resources it demands in the browser. Steve Souders's recent volume from O'Reilly, High Performance Web Sites, and the canonical performance rules Steve pioneered with the Exceptional Performance Team at Yahoo in recent years have helped bring data-driven order to the lore that surrounds browser performance.
Once you've followed the rules, though, there remain a number of steps you can take to improve the way your application feels for the end user:
You can be lazy, enriching your application on-demand in response to the user's actions;
You can be smart, using predictive triggers to load specific pieces of data or functionality;
You can be cost-conscious, always analyzing the real price you're paying on the performance side and recirculating that information into the design process.
In this session, we'll look at all five of these practical strategies and how to enact them on your project. You'll walk away with ideas for how you can make your project more responsive immediately — including code snippets, where appropriate.
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On March 20, 2007 New York City's Roosevelt Hotel will host SYS-CON Events' first "Laszlo Track" about Next-Generation Web Application Development!
Learn Laszlo in sessions including: Inside the U.S. Air Force: How AJAX Is Improving Communications and Quality of Life, Creating the Cinematic User Experience, Real-World AJAX Success Stories, Introducing Laszlo Webtop, OpenLaszlo and AJAX and Hands-On Open Laszlo training!
On March 19, 2007 - New York City, AJAXWorld University's "AJAX Developer Bootcamp" will be an intensive, one-day hands-on training program that will teach Web developers and designers how to build high-quality AJAX applications from beginning to end.
Held the day before the AJAXWorld Conference & Expo begins, the Bootcamp is intended to be the premier AJAX instructional program presently available anywhere. view the full one-day schedule
March 18, 2007 the "Adobe Flex Developer Bootcamp" is an intensive, one-day hands-on training program that will teach Web developers and designers how to build Rich Internet Application using Adobe Flex. During this day attendees will create two fully functional applications. Pre-requisites: working knowledge of any object-oriented programming language. This workshop will be taught by Flex experts from Farata Systems – Yakov Fain and Dr. Victor Rasputnis, co-authors of the book Developing RIA with Adobe Flex and Java. If you want to jump-start your new Flex project, this workshop is as good as it gets. view the full one-day schedule