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Code ’19 Feature session: Compression: slashing the bytes for faster web apps – Neil Jenkins

As we countdown to Code ’19, our front end development conference, we’re highlighting great sessions you can expect.

If you like what you see, then why no get along? It’s in Melbourne on June 20 and 21, but always sells out, so don’t delay. And use the code ‘blog’ to get a free upgrade to a silver ticket when you register for a classic, giving you all the conference videos as a bonus!

Compression: slashing the bytes for faster web apps

We all know that compression is essential for delivering fast web apps. But how does it work? Is it just ✨magic✨?

We’ll take a look at how compression shaves bytes off your downloads under the hood, and at what impact this can make on your page load time. Then we’ll see how we can use JavaScript to compress your *uploads* too, turbo charging your SPA in poor network conditions.

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