March 8-10, 2017
Montreal, Canada

Life of a pixel: Understanding rendering performance

Have you ever wondered how the computer takes a bunch of boxes, makes them ones and zeroes and then puts them as little dots with vibrant colours on screen?

You will gain understanding of the nitty-gritty details of how your browser processes and renders your web application or website. It also explains all the weird things, like the mysterious and often-quoted “GPU acceleration” and why some CSS animations are smoother than others.

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Martin Splitt


Martin has been in the trenches of the software industry in a variety of positions and industries during the last decade.

He believes that software is about giving humans more capabilities and contributes to making the Software Development community better and more diverse as a RailsGirls coach.

He's an evangelist for the open web and deeply.
During working hours, he's usually found at the Archilogic office admiring the "glitch art" he accident...err..intentionally created.

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