Chris Lorenzo

Chris Lorenzo

Chris has worked at Comcast since 2007 -- currently as a Distinguished Engineer. He enjoys building/motivating teams and ramping up new projects including XFINITY Home and XFINITY xFi using the latest patterns and web primitives. Besides coding in Javascript, he loves spending time with his wife and two children and helping out in the community.

Montreal 2019 sessions

Performance Optimizations for Progressive Web Apps

English session - Intermediate

Struggling to get your website to load in less than 5 seconds on a mobile phone? This talk will cover the architecture for Xfinity xFi, an enterprise PWA for Comcast, built with Google Polymer. We’ll then dive into the Chrome performance tools to optimize xFi loading time down by more than half. You’ll walk away knowing what it takes to create a successful PWA and how to find slow downs in your app startup.

Shared Components: Delivering the hype

English session - Beginner

Faster, Better, Cheaper - the beating drum for software developers. This talk will cover how Comcast front end teams are tackling these challenges. We’ll look at how we’re using Web Components to share code between sites and if they can be used to share components between frameworks. I’ll go over how we’re sharing data between codebases with Redux. Lastly we’ll talk about Shared Flows; pulling out complicated reusable logic into its own microsite

Vancouver 2017 sessions