JavaScript Start-up Performance

As web developers, we know how easy it is to end up with web page bloat. But loading a webpage is much more than shipping bytes down the… Read more

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Using NPM for more than JavaScript

Node Package Manager, or NPM, is the de facto package manager for all Node.js projects. It’s installed whenever you install Node.js, so it’s kind-of shoved into your face from the start. Because of…...

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Creating a JavaScript Lock

JS Lock. We will start by defining a resource as an object which is loaded into the memory of our process using an async operation, this operation may take a relatively long period of time. We would like to reuse this object as much as possible so we can ... (more…)

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JavaScript Blocking

For the last year or so I have been running with JavaScript mostly turned off, and what I have learned is this: Almost nothing works. 95% of the web just shows you a blank page. Most sites start working again if you allow one or two JavaScript URLs to loa... (more…)

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