Maximiliano Firtman provides a deep discussion of the well-known techniques for website’s performance (from Steve Souders and others) and how real mobile devices reacts to each one. Questions addressed include: Are mobile browsers compatible with CSS Sprites or with Lazy Load Script? What about inline images and canvas? What are the big differences between desktop and mobile web performance?
This video includes a brief overview about mobile web browsers today, what we should expect in the near future and some numbers about mobile browser usage in the market. Also, the video covers what new perspectives mobile web adds that we need to understand for getting real high performance on mobile web.
The video includes performance tips about:
WiFi vs 3G HTTP requests
XHTML & HTML
CSS and Mobile CSS Extensions
HTML 5 for Mobile and Geolocalization
Widgets and offline applications
Server-side detection and content delivery
Maximiliano also discusses real examples and their different behaviors in each mobile browser, including iPhone, Android, Symbian, Palm Pre, BlackBerry, and other mid-end devices.