Saturday, July 4, 2015

Analysis by Paul Irish of Reddit Mobile's rendering performance

Analysis by Paul Irish of Reddit Mobile's rendering performance
https://github.com/reddit/reddit-mobile/issues/247

The TL;dr is: The "The DOM is slow, virtual DOM is fast" meme is somewhere between misleading and wrong. Doing any kind of extensive work in JavaScript during page load will kill you and JS size is still important.

h/t Luke Wroblewski 
https://github.com/reddit/reddit-mobile/issues/247