Performance is a major concern on mobile platforms. jQuery Mobile 1.4 adds a number of performance related options and features to help you speed up your mobile site along with a new theme designed to make your site render as fast as possible. Learn Tips and tricks to make your site as fast as it can. Covered in this talk will be not only framework optimizations but server side tricks to minimize transfer but page initialization times.
Topics covered will include:
Providing pre-rendered content to avoid dom manipulation (New in 1.4)
Skipping parsing data-attributes when defaults are OK (New in 1.4)
Including common navigation components outside the page to avoid re downloading and initializing on every page load (New in 1.4)
Avoiding sending unneeded page sections from server on ajax requests (while maintaining the ability to refresh)
Taking advantage of new theme to avoid need for enhancement (New in 1.4)
Upcoming work on performance:
New high performance css framework
initialization free widgets
General mobile performance best practices and tips
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