We're thrilled to announce that Load Impact founder Ragnar Lönn will be speaking at O'Reilly Fluent on March 10 in San Francisco.
— This is Part 6 of Load Impact’s Velocity NY Preview Series. Load Impact is chatting with some of the cutting-edge developers and executives who will be speaking at Velocity NY Oct. 12-14.
Our event might even have these sweet balloons (Photo Courtesy of StockSnap.io)
We’ve told you all about our upcoming appearance at Velocity NY. Now we’re adding a post-Velocity event to our social calendar, and you’re invited!
We’ll provide the free pizza and craft beer — and you can come enjoy a night of networking and intelligent conversation on HTTP/2 and web performance.
The main event of the evening will be Load Impact founder Ragnar Lonn showing off HTTP/2 vs. HTTP/1.1: A Performance Analysis, an innovative application that helps web developers understand how their websites will perform on HTTP/2.
HTTP/2 vs. HTTP/1.1 gives you real insight into your website's performance
As for the event, here’s a quick rundown of the meetup’s agenda:
6:15 pm: Guests Arrive — Pizza and Beer!
6:30 pm: Introduction and The Future of Web Performance with Robin Gustafsson
6:45 pm: HTTP/2 vs. HTTP/1.1: A Performance Analysis with Ragnar Lonn
7:10 pm: Networking, and time to finish the leftover pizza and beer!
The meetup will be hosted by our friends at Betterment, the innovative investment platform built for the connected generation.
Each talk will be followed with a brief Q-and-A, and both presenters will be available after their talks to chat with guests.
If you want to get an earlier look at HTTP/2 vs. HTTP/1.1, check us out at Velocity NY, where Ragnar and HTTP/2 contributor Daniel Stenberg will be unveiling the findings from their study on the new protocol that promises better web performance. Register for Velocity NY with the promo code RAGNAR20 to get 20% off your pass.
If you're not yet familiar with HTTP/2, it's the updated version of HTTP — which is the protocol that delivers us websites over the Internet. Simply put, HTTP/2 was designed to help websites load faster by opening a bigger line of communication between the sites and servers. Check out this great article from Engadget for a little more background.