HTTP Archive statistics shoes the explosive growth of JavaScript in the Web. A year ago, the average size of scripts was 128 KB per the page, and now it is 189 KB.

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On the one hand, it is great that this programming language is going through a sort of rebirth and the universal popularity. On the other hand, the expansion of scripts size loads up the browser and has a negative effect on the loading time of pages. It is very sad that to download one tweet (140 symbols) requires 1.65 MB of scripts.
BumBum 23 may 2012, 14:12