Yahoo! frontend engineer Nicholas C. Zakas and five other Javaｓｃｒｉｐｔ experts — Ross Harmes, Julien Lecomte, Steven Levithan, Stoyan Stefanov, and Matt Sweeney — demonstrate optimal ways to load code onto a page, and offer programming tips to help your Javaｓｃｒｉｐｔ run as efficiently and quickly as possible. You'll learn the best practices to build and deploy your files to a production environment, and tools that can help you find problems once your site goes live.
Identify problem code and use faster alternatives to accomplish the same task
Improve ｓｃｒｉｐｔs by learning how Javaｓｃｒｉｐｔ stores and accesses data
Implement Javaｓｃｒｉｐｔ code so that it doesn't slow down interaction with the DOM
Use optimization techniques to improve runtime performance
Learn ways to ensure the UI is responsive at all times
Achieve faster client-server communication
Use a build system to minify files, and HTTP compression to deliver them to the browser