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Improving Javascript Load Times using Google AJAX API

Posted by on September 22nd, 2008

If your site uses common AJAX libraries like jQuery, jQuery UI, mootools, prototype, script.aculo.us, or dojo, the first thing that you’ll notice is that these libraries are quite large and impact page load time. For a browser with a completely empty cache, the browser will load the requested library (and block all other requests during […]

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Is Leopard Faster?

Posted by on March 2nd, 2008

You be the judge. Aside from the extra memory, the CPU performace is nearly 200% better. 10.5.2 destroys 10.4.8. There is some minor lossage in disk performance because I’m using the onboard AHCI ports instead of JMicron ports, but wow… Leopard is on the left, 10.48 AHCI is on the right. Leopard reports this machine […]

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