I’m Ethan Gardner.

I’m a full stack developer and web performance professional. For nearly 20 years, I’ve helped award-winning companies in the publishing, advertising, and software industries build better online products.

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Latest Posts

  1. Performance Problems in Old Features

    Unraveling past development work is sometimes the opposite of a quick win

  2. Reflections on Engineering Management

    What I learned as a first-time engineering manager

  3. Delivering Value with Web Performance

    Every organization sees their web presence a bit differently. Understanding this can help you bring value in various scenarios.

  4. A Quick Performance Win

    Google Search Console and RUM data was used to identify and troubleshoot the issue

  5. Reflections on the Behavioral Aspects of Web Performance

    A reflection after 6 months of performance work

  6. Improving the LCP of Brightcove Video Embeds

    Fixing a slow Largest Contentful Paint for video poster images

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