Thomas Fuchs
Hi, I'm Thomas. I'm the author of script.aculo.us, the JavaScript user interface library. I'm also a core member of the Prototype JavaScript framework and a Ruby on Rails core alumnus. I write about all things web at mir.aculo.us.
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    Extreme JavaScript PerformanceExtreme javascript performance
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    Just because you didn't get to go to that awesome conference doesn't mean that you can't still watch the lectures! Each weekend, we'll feature a recommended web development lecture on Nettuts+. In this talk, hosted by Thomas Fuchs at JSConf, he reviews a handful of tweaks that can be made to your JavaScript to drastically improve performance (at least in terms of percentages). Along the way, he covers why you shouldn't pre-optimize your code, how each browser's JavaScript engine excels in different areas, and even how simple things, such as reordering your expressions can increase performance by a significant amount. Read More…