Addy Osmani

Engineering leader and senior thinker
Addy Osmani is an Irish Software Engineer and leader currently working on the Google Chrome web browser. He has worked at Google for over ten years, focused on making the web fast and better for web developers. He previously worked at AOL and on Fortune 500 sites. Addy is the of a number of books including Learning JavaScript Design Patterns, Learning Patterns, and Image Optimization.


Image Optimization

by Addy Osmani

Learning Patterns

by Lydia Hallie and Addy Osmani

JS Design Patterns

by Addy Osmani

JS Patterns: 2nd Edition

by Addy Osmani

SoftEng - The Soft Parts

by Addy Osmani

Leading Effective Engineering Teams - a book of growth tips for engineers, tech leads and managers by Addy Osmani

Coming 2024

by Addy Osmani

Featured: 14 Habits

by Zeno Rocha

Featured: SM Book 4

by Addy Osmani

Backbone Applications

by Addy Osmani

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Pictured: Addy Osmani.
  1. Current projects

    I am the engineering lead for Google Chrome's Developer Experience organization. Our projects include Chrome DevTools, Lighthouse, PageSpeed Insights and Chrome User Experience Report, Aurora and WordPress Performance. We recently shipped User Flows for DevTools and Lighthouse!. I also love side-projects.

  2. Open-source

    Projects I've contributed to include Lighthouse, Workbox, Quicklink, Guess.js, Yeoman, HNPWA, TodoMVC, Critical and Material Design Lite. You can find more on GitHub.

  3. Podcasts

    I have been on a few different podcasts recently, including PodRocket, Hanselminutes with Scott Hanselman, DevDiscuss and Smashing Podcast.

  4. Talks

    Recordings of my talks are on my YouTube channel. These include Optimize the Core Web Vitals and Cost Of JavaScript. You can find some of my slides on SpeakerDeck.

  5. Blog

    My latest blog posts can be found on my profile. My last post on here was: Prioritizing tasks using the Eisenhower matrix