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Summit ’19 Session spotlight: HTTP2: The reckoning

As we countdown to our annual Summit ’19, our two day conference on all things product leadership, digital and product design, and front-end development, we’re highlighting great sessions you can expect there.

If you like what you see, then why not get along? It’s in Sydney on October 31 and November 1. With a carefully curated program that covers every aspect of delivering modern digital products, Web Directions Summit is the only conference for your entire product team.

Peter Wilson
Peter Wilson
Senior Engineer
Nine Publishing

HTTP2: The reckoning

A few years ago, HTTP2 was the hot new technology that was going to solve all of the web’s performance woes. But like a bad 80s movie sequel, the promise turned out to be a little better than the reality.

So what went wrong? In this talk, Peter will dig in to the data to find out if it’s the technology or developers filling the space provided. Now that HTTP2 is an established technology, learn how to take advantage of the features it provides within the confines of reality.

Peter Wilson

Peter Wilson is a Senior Engineer on Nine Publishing’s CMS team (formerly Fairfax Media). Peter has worked on the web for twenty years on everything from table based layouts in the 90s to enterprise grade CMS development.

Peter’s a big fan of musical theatre and often encourages his industry colleagues to join him for a show or two in New York or in the West End.

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