Tag: JavaScript

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Wikipedia's JavaScript initialisation on a budget

This week saw the conclusion of a project I've been shepherding since September of last year. The goal was for the initialisation code for our JavaScript pipeline to fit within a budget of 28 KB.

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Measuring Wikipedia page load times

This post shows how we measure and interpret load times on Wikipedia. It also explains what real-user metrics are, and how percentiles work.

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QUnit anti-patterns

Today, I’d like to challenge the assert.ok and assert.not* methods. I believe they may’ve become an anti-pattern.

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