Web Performance

When: Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Madison Central Public Library first floor conference room

Mobile has outpaced desktop, especially in emerging markets. At the same time, the size of mobile apps has ballooned. Large applications fail to serve the majority of mobile users, who have low-powered devices and unreliable network connections. Progressive web apps can serve mobile users better. We’ll show you how to make PWAs that download almost instantly and work offline while still providing the functionality of native apps.


Pearl Latteier & Abraham Williams

Pearl is a senior frontend developer at Propeller Health in Madison WI, a Google Developer Expert in web technologies, and co-organizer of Madison’s Google Developer Group. She builds JavaScript applications for web and mobile, and has spoken at conferences around the world on topics including Progressive Web Apps, Web Components, and Web Performance. Long ago, Pearl earned a PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where for five years she taught courses in the Department of Communication Arts.

An experienced developer, start-up founder, and international speaker, Abraham brings a broad range of skills to his current role as a senior developer at Bendyworks. A top 1% contributor at Stack Overflow and an active member of Google Developer Groups, Abraham has been recognized by Google as a Developer Expert for his ability to identify technology problems and provide quality solutions in the community.