Sumit Amar

JavaScript Development and Debugging Tools - A Deep-Dive

Date: This event took place live on April 02 2015

Presented by: Sumit Amar

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

Cost: Free

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This webcast talk will be an all-demo session covering several development tools built into the browsers (Chrome Developer Tools, IE F12 Developer Tools, and Safari Web Inspector).

Debugging code, as well as diagnosing performance problems will be discussed. Demonstration of the tools will include — analyzing memory footprint and leaks, CPU Profiling and Heap analysis, network throughput analysis to capture GET and POST calls, UI responsiveness, composited layers, and paint events will be discussed. Goal will be to diagnose for UI performance issues.

In the last 5-10 minutes of the talk, performance best practices will shared.

About Sumit Amar

Sumit works at Electronic Arts as a Director of Engineering in Digital Platform team and leads the cloud development and extensibility. Before coming to EA, he spent 9 years in Microsoft as developer/manager, optimizing several Microsoft products for performance and usability, including adCenter (now Bing Ads), Bing Shopping,, and Cloud TV (Mediaroom). He has worked in Microsoft Redmond, Vancouver, Copenhagen, and Silicon Valley campuses. He received his MBA in IT and Systems in 2002 and is currently working on his dissertation for a PhD in Computer Information Systems.

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