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0answers
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hundred-tab friendly Mozilla w/ no continuous javascript

I often have hundreds of tabs open in many windows in Mozilla, and, after a while, it starts consuming significant amount of CPU for these dormant pages, and each new window and page takes a very long ...
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6answers
3k views

Why can't old PCs view modern sites? [closed]

The reason for this question is that many times clients, friends and parents ask me why their perfectly working old PC cannot be used online anymore. I am looking for a good answer to those people ...
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3answers
242 views

Why are browsers so heavy? [closed]

Back in 1998 I had a computer with 233MHz Pentium MMX CPU and a GFX card with no 3D acceleration. It was able to run games like Quake II at a decent FPS rate. My current computer has tons more ...
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0answers
67 views

Alternative CDN to Google and Microsoft [closed]

For hotlinking to js, css files I use Google and Microsoft's CDN servers: https://developers.google.com/speed/libraries/devguide?hl=tr http://www.asp.net/ajaxlibrary/cdn.ashx But it seems like they ...
1
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2answers
36 views

Optimizing JavaScript Files

When a JavaScript file is sent over an HTTP connection, the entire file is sent, and then the preprocessor on the clientside will deal with the rest? Therefore, would removing comments and whitespace ...
2
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4answers
114 views

“slow operating system that doesn't allow time to configure the javascript”

In conjunction with Qualtrics, we have created an online business assessment. We recently began having problems, the program is suppose to be able to tabulate answers, coming up with a ...
0
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1answer
283 views

Is JavaScript and rendering as fast in IE9 as compared to IE9 in IE7 mode?

A program I use creates ActiveX browsers to render webpages and I understand this uses the installed Internet Explorer browser instead of a copy of it's core. So the program must be forcing IE7 ...
0
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2answers
382 views

firefox running slowly on redhat linux

I have firefox version 3.6.13 and redhat linux and I've noticed firefox freezes up often, especially when opening new pages. I've seen some things citing javascript heavy sites as the cause of the ...
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1answer
204 views

The slowest Javascript Implementation in Browser

Is it Internet Explorer? I heard that JScript.NET was there for a long time and with .NET, things can be JIT'ed. Are we going to see JIT'ed javascript in IE soon?