Fooled by the Website Carbon Calculator – Green Coding & Measuring the Environmental Impacts of IT

Event start: 9 months, 4 weeks ago // Event Information


Does green coding really make a difference regarding the energy consumption of software? And how can we measure that difference? To find out, we programmed a simple frontend web app in two ways: A normal and a “green” way. When we thought we were done, the real struggle began: Measuring the effect of the deployed optimization techniques. This talk provides a very brief introduction into our quest to understand website carbon calculators.


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