Luis Ferro

Developer since the early eighties of last century on the great platform of Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Since 1998, embraced PHP for all my web needs (with a sprinkle of other languages from time to time). PHP Zend Certified since 2010. Frequent speaker at PHP usergroups: PHP London, PHP Esssx, PHP Oxford and PHP SW. Archer since 2012 – one of the “London 2012” Olympic legacy.

Websites at the Speed of Light

Why don't all websites work at the speed of light?

In this talk, we will take a website and investigate it.

Why is it slow? What is a slow website in the first place?

Then we will run through steps we can take on how to improve the site speed and responsiveness, from infrastructure to code optimizations that are easy to perform and improve dramatically the website.