[Chugalug] CSS/JS/HTML Therapyon http://chugalug.org

Sean Brewer seabre986 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 26 01:10:33 UTC 2012


Fingerprint your assets. Don't care too much about how big they are,
especially nowadays. They'll only get downloaded once anyway, until you
update them again.

On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 7:32 PM, Mike Harrison <cluon at geeklabs.com> wrote:

>
> Dave:
>
>  My best suggestion would be to compare it to something else you
>> consider "normal" and "acceptable".  I have a hard time finding a page
>> that loads in under 200kb these days, but that's just me....
>>
>
>
> What I am used to is our core system:
> "Juice" has a customer info screen that is "huge" with the amount of data
> it displays. I just pulled one up with a lot of stuff in it. On a
> dev server with compression turned off (so I can sniff easier):
>
>                 Size    Uncompressed Size
> 1 Document      37 KB   37 KB
> 8 Images        16 KB   16 KB
> 0 Objects
> 3 Scripts       4 KB    4 KB
> 1 Style Sheet   20 KB   20 KB
> 13 Files        77 KB   77 KB
>
> And most of the images (16kb) is a Logo and stuff
> that is there because the customer demanded it.
>
> A typical screen is < 50kb uncompressed. Javascript and all.
>
> These interfaces allow caching of the CSS and JS and Images,
> and work very well on burst satellite and wireless networks
> in remote places on crappy old browsers.
>
> Actually data transfered with compression on after your first time
> through a cycle: < 8KB per page.
>
> ---------------------
>
> But I'm playing.. Trying the new paradigm..
> I mean, it looks like this internet thing just might take off.
>
>
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