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April 26, 2020

The Cost of Javascript Frameworks

Sunday, April 26, 2020 Teklinks

There is no faster (pun intended) way to slow down a site than to use a bunch of JavaScript. The combination is very expensive. The thing about JavaScript is you end up paying a performance tax no less than four times: The cost of downloading the file on the network, The cost of parsing and compiling the uncompressed file once downloaded, The cost of executing the JavaScript, The memory cost

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