Ajax Performance

Douglas Crockford returns to YUI Theater with another chapter in his evolving lecture series. This session, “Ajax Performance,” debunks common misconceptions about the relationship between JavaScript and performance and gives engineers a core focus for improving the performance of web apps: Reduce the value of n. Because DOM interactions are …

Tomcat: Maximizing Performance & Security

Mark Thomas, a senior software engineer from SpringSource and the leading contributor to Tomcat security, talks about how security vulnerabilities are handled by the Tomcat team and how end users are served while preventing security problems.  Mark discusses how using an open source project has the following disadvantage: as soon …