Outrun the ?! Performance Optimizations for Progressive Web Apps

Struggling to get your website to load in less than 5 seconds on a mobile phone? Switching pages are a little sluggish? You’re not alone! At Comcast we’ve built many responsive sites and work hard at optimizing for performance. Most web developers can build a responsive site, but fail to meet performance requirements for mobile. […]

The Future of the Web Is Low Tech

This session will cover use cases, user groups, and a few proposed techniques for making both content and publishing tools available to those without high-speed Internet, 3G/4G connectivity, or traditional desktop publishing tools. It will also delve into some of the emerging technologies that make content more accessible to those with limited access (and the […]

A Modern Architectural Review of Text-Based Adventure Games

Let’s talk about classic text-adventure games from a modern standpoint? How would you develop a game like Zork with “modern” tools? You will likely be eaten by a grue. Before the days of World of Warcraft, Fortnight, and Minecraft, computer-based entertainment relied solely on the constructs of text. Text-based adventure games such as Adventure, Zork, […]