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The Lean Web

The web is a bloated, over-engineered mess. The Lean Web is a set of principles for a simpler, faster world-wide web.

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I may or may not be yelling “Amen!” at the screen.- Trey Piepmeier
I've been working in the web for over twenty years and this talk is one of the best I've ever heard. Superbly well-balanced and (for those who were listening properly 😉) a great call to pay attention to all the technical options, not just the newer ones.- Mark Howells-Mead

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