It's all about the roundtrips, or rather, eliminating the unnecessary roundtrips. Is it possible to deliver a reliable, sub 1000 ms render time on a 3G network? Yes, it is, but it requires careful engineering and understanding how the network and the browser works. We'll take a look at the specific criteria to meet this goal, and talk about its implications for mobile web performance and how we design our applications.
Presented by Ilya Grigorik at the July 2013 Breaking Development Conference in San Diego, California.