Google have been working on making the web faster and more performant with new tools, approaches and libraries. Read about the optimisation techniques used to develop the Oodles Theatre app, experiments with predictive loading and the new Guess.js initiative.
Within the release of 2.1, several new guidelines have been added for developers to follow when making sure their website is as accessible as possible. Nathan gives a brief overview for each recommendation and why we should care about it.
This experimental project from AMP moves intermediate work related to DOM mutations to a background thread, freeing up the main thread for high priority updates such as async updates or embedding third party content alongside first party code.