António Melo of OutSystems, started his session on web applications performance by setting the scene about the several performance concerns that need to be taken into consideration: 1) define quantitative targets; 2) estimate the infrastructure required to go live and 3) evaluate performance and scalability as you move forward.

Moving forward with his presentation, António listed a few issues to consider at each of those stages. One is the data transfer between the browser and the server. (more…)