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Media Newsletter: a monthly roundup of news about audio, video and realtime communication.

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High performance HTML:

samdutton.wordpress.com/2015/04/02/high-performance-html

How can you improve the performance of web pages?

Most developers look to JavaScript, images and other kinds of optimisation. HTML gets neglected – despite being the core language of the web.

Well crafted HTML is a crucial foundation for building fast-loading pages and layouts that respond successfully to different viewports. In this article you’ll learn how to write clean, concise HTML that enables you to create content that loads fast and works well across a variety of devices. In the process, you’ll learn how to build sites and apps that are easier to debug and maintain.
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One aspect for Monetization on the web is the simple action - BUY. In this method, the user will pay and only then, she could ‘use’ the application or service. There are several providers that offe...
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Getting started with responsive images? 

Check out my free Udacity course: udacity.com/ud882.

Huge respect to +Cameron Pittman and the +Udacity crew for their brilliant work on this.

Learn how to work with images on the modern web, so that your content works well on a variety of phones, tablets, desktop and other devices.

We'll show you a range of techniques to adapt and respond to different viewport sizes and usage scenarios: how to deal with small and large screens with varying 'pixel density', and how to provide the best experience despite unpredictable connectivity:

• What are responsive images?
• Responsive image sizing.
• Making the most of image formats: compression types, raster and vector, SVG, inline images, CSS patterns and backgrounds.
• Images without images: 10 ways to include images without an image element.
• Responsive tools for optimization, testing and workflow automation.
• <picture>, <source>, srcset, sizes... WTF?
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Google's official WebRTC samples have moved home to GitHub. +Sam Dutton gives a tour of what can you find in their new GitHub account, along with his favorites: http://bit.ly/1DM950c
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Help us learn about how deprecations, removals and changes to Web platform API's affect you.
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How do changes to web affect your site?The web is constantly changing with new shiny API's being added all the time. However, browser developers also have to remove legacy platforms features, fix spec incompatibilities (or even change when the spec changes) and this can cause massive frustration for users and developers when it is a change that causes your site to stop working. Has a Web Platform API removal or API change affected one of your sites or apps? If so, we want to know how...
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Kranky Geek +WebRTC  event for web developers: 15 April, London.

webrtc-conference.com/kranky-geek

Agenda: bit.ly/1xiy4ek

Free registration: contact Harry Chapman, harry.chapman@informa.com. 
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Edition #2 of my media tech newsletter goes out next week!

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All about audio, video and realtime communiciations.
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Getting started with responsive images? 

Check out my free Udacity course: udacity.com/ud882.

Huge respect to +Cameron Pittman and the +Udacity crew for their brilliant work on this.

Learn how to work with images on the modern web, so that your content works well on a variety of phones, tablets, desktop and other devices.

We'll show you a range of techniques to adapt and respond to different viewport sizes and usage scenarios: how to deal with small and large screens with varying 'pixel density', and how to provide the best experience despite unpredictable connectivity:

• What are responsive images?
• Responsive image sizing.
• Making the most of image formats: compression types, raster and vector, SVG, inline images, CSS patterns and backgrounds.
• Images without images: 10 ways to include images without an image element.
• Responsive tools for optimization, testing and workflow automation.
• <picture>, <source>, srcset, sizes... WTF?
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HTTP2 for front-end web devs – prepare to stop using spriting, concatenating and other HTTP1 hacks.
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WebRTC panel discussion with Justin Uberti, Serge Lachapelle and Sam Dutton from Google, recorded in January 2015.

The reference WebRTC application AppRTC is at https://www.apprtc.net

Live demos of other WebRTC samples are available from http://webrtc.github.io/samples

Code for AppRTC samples is at http://github.com/webrtc/samples.
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Work
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Software engineer
Employment
  • Google
    Developer Advocate, 2011 - present
  • BBC
    Senior Software Engineer, 2008 - 2010
  • ITN
    Technical Lead, ITN Source, 1999 - 2007
  • The Decca Record Company
    Mac Systems Manager, 1991 - 1998
  • Digital Equipment Corporation
    Typesetter, 1988 - 1991
  • Picador Books
    Editorial Assistant, 1986 - 1987
  • Hickson Associates / David Ell Press
    Editorial Assistant, 1985 - 1985
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Tooting Bec, London
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Sydney, New South Wales - North Adelaide, South Australia - Anlaby, South Australia
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WebRTC! WebRTC! WebRTC!
Introduction

I am a Developer Advocate for Google Chrome.

I grew up in rural South Australia, did a BA at Sydney University, and now live in Balham in south London.

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Married, one daughter
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  • Sydney University
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