#btconf Berlin, Germany 02 - 04 Nov 2015

Jake Archibald

Jake works in Google Chrome’s developer relations team, writing specifications such as ServiceWorker, and apps such as SVGOMG. He’s a big fan of time-to-render optimisations, and all of that responsive stuff.

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Modern Progressive Enhancement

Just because it requires JavaScript, doesn't make it wrong, but we often use JavaScript to engineer-away the parts of the web that are already better than native. Let's take a look at some real-world JavaScript-heavy applications, and how they can regain the performance of the web without losing features. Then, let's tackle the area progressive enhancement has largely ignored: Connectivity.