the Blog

Tips & Tricks

Let’s get minified - Compressing and Optimizing your Code.

Posted on July 14, 2011 by Michael Rosario  |  Comments

I love javascript and I end up using 1,2,3…8 scripts on a site.  It comes to a point that all these small file sizes add up.  Here are some tools you can use to optimize, compress, and reduce the filesizes of your javascript files.  In most cases, removing white-spaces, comments, and reducing variable names can cut your filesize in half.

Notice: Some individuals also use this to protect their code, as some compressions makes the code “unreadable” to normal humans. ha!  For coders like us, they just make it harder and some people are too lazy to convert your code back to readable formats.


comments powered by Disqus

Other Recent Blog

PRIME Day is here!
Posted on July 11, 2017  |  Comments The 2017 Amazon Prime Day sales event starts at 9 p.m. ET on Monday, July 10, and ends at 3 a.m. ET on Wednesday, July 12 offering over 100,000 deals.
Amazon Phone Repairs at Your Convenience
Posted on June 23, 2017  |  Comments I'm embarrassed to say how many times i've broken my phone screen. I've even tried numerous things: self-repair kits, mall repair stands, and waited on lines at the Apple Store to get the screen repaired. Glad there's another service - introducing Amazon Repair!