Plugging Holes: JavaScript Memory Leak Debugging



Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 11:30am to 12:15pm


  • Salon 3+4

Even though JavaScript is a garbage collected language, incomplete cleaning of references can lead to dangerous memory leaks. Single page applications are particularly vulnerable to this problem as small leaks can accumulate over time, exhausting browser resources and jeopardizing the user experience. This talk will show how to track down and resolve memory leaks using the chrome developer tools.

Mayflower GmbH