Performance Tuning: An Agile Approach

This presentation describes how agile techniques have been successfully applied to meeting performance requirements. The principle of rapid feedback encourages us to put working software in customers’ hands early and often, to discover the real performance issues. We measure relentlessly to identify bottlenecks and choose among alternate strategies, always favoring …

Measure in Milliseconds: Performance Tips for Google Web Toolkit

Google Web Toolkit (GWT) allows developers to build highly optimized, fast AJAX applications. GWT allows developers to code in the Java programming language using their favorite IDE tools, then cross-compile that source into plain JavaScript to be served just like any other webpage script. We’ll take a look at some …