321 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Front-end Experience Architect
She is co-founder of the digital agency Pixelslave, Inc. and is a passionate evangelist for performance, user experience and accessibility. She is also the pseudonymous author of six novels in which she explores the dark side of technology.
As the lead UI developer for Office Depot I worked with Java developers to bring our mobile site to a "Best in Class" status, gaining a 300% improvement in speed. In this presentation I'll talk about how to practically apply HTML5 and CSS3 in the mobile web environment to achieve maximum performance and speed.
My experience with my own team has shown me that back-end developers are often frustrated by their inability to integrate jQuery with the UI.
The subject I am most excited about is spriting. Everyone knows that image spriting is an important component of enterprise CSS. But even giants like Yahoo and Facebook could make major improvements in the size and efficiency of their sprites. After an in-depth analysis of image sprites I discovered the key factors in minimizing images sizes for sprites and applying them efficiently.
This talk covers my breakthrough techniques for enterprise spriting and demystifies the spriting process.