Memory Leaks: The silent thieves in Web Application

We’ll love browsing, it may be your blogs, visiting your pages, searching for a content and it may be an application you developed. So, have you ever observed issues like slowness in web-application while browsing, reduce in page performance over time, application quit unexpectedly, and devices stop working? And no wonder every new web technology in this era faces this issue and these applications are victim of memory leaks?

In a world of automated system, everything is automatically managed under browser hood for a web application. Asynchronous operations, Executing instructions, Automatic garbage collection etc. But even after effective management of operations in a complex program, there is a small amount of failures happens in disposing the memory used and those are difficult to debug because they are not the application features.

So, it is important for every web developer/tester sitting out there to understand/visualize the importance of memory leaks in an application, Because at the end we’re the one responsible to make the application to be alive

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Talk

  • A Peek under the browsers Hood
  • Understanding memory leaks in web applications
  • Experimental Evaluation: Visualize real world scenario on memory leaks
  • Learn about various opensource tools to detect memory leaks

Learning Outcome

  • Visualize the importance of memory leaks in an application
  • see examples of using browser dev tools to detect memory leaks
  • How to get started and how you can contribute to make your application better ?

Target Audience

Everyone

Prerequisites for Attendees

Basic knowledge on Chrome DevTools.

schedule Submitted 11 months ago

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