For many developers, the modern web site has evolved into something more like an application, requiring more specialized tools to measure performance. This session will provide an overview of some of these tools. You will learn how to profile the loading and running of a web page in various browsers, identify performance bottlenecks, and examine ways to optimize the overall user experience. Vendor supported tools such as Firebug, Web Inspector, and IE Developer Tools will be covered as well 3rd party software such as YSlow, PageSpeed, dynaTrace, and more.
Yahoo! front-end architect and lead developer on the YUI team.