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FF Extension shows how much of the jQuery library a page is actually using. Neat.

  • # April 20, 2011 at 11:25 am

    I haven’t seen this before or thought about it but, but now that I do it’s interesting.

    http://blog.bolinfest.com/2011/04/jquerycom-uses-only-34-of-jquery.html

    We load the entire jQuery library, but I would be that most of us use only a fraction of it on any give website. I’ll probably never do anything about it, but it is an interesting philosophical issue.

    # April 20, 2011 at 6:14 pm

    Thanks for that info. I agree its kind of neat – and for a second I thought about reducing the library (knowing I only use a small portion of it on most of my sites). But then I remembered the cache. Chances are, most people already have the library cached and a smaller library would actually be an extra request.

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