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Posts Tagged ‘plugin’

How I have solved an unpleasant crash on iPad.

Front-end development is becoming always more complex and build a web page isn’t just related to styling it, but we have to deal with performance, memory heap, reflow, networking, and also the simple and even more powerful CSS is not just a visual consequence of properties and values, but we have to think to it how a set of rules that have to be read and elaborated by different browsers so that each of those have a cost in terms of calculus computational and since the memory and the CPU are not unlimited disregard the complexity of code can cause serious damage. Here is my experience on how I solved an unpleasant crash on iPad.

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Lazy loading with responsive images and unknown height

I love asynchronous objects, they speed up page loading and limit the net usage as lazy loading images does, and this is a must especially on mobile.

But one of the problems I encountered using lazy load plugins is due to the required width and height you should set to each image to get the plugin to work properly, without these sizes, in fact, it could cause flashing on images causing an unpleasant effect and give the user the perception that the page is loaded more slowly.

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