Overheard: Word of the Day

Jun 5 2012   11:42AM GMT

Minify those JavaScript and CSS files!

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

“One of the best practices to speed up a web site or web application is to minify JavaScript and CSS files; which as a secondary effect, not only reduces the size of those files but also makes them harder to read (something helpful to prevent the stealing of your ideas and efforts).” — Roderigo Liberoff  

Today’s WhatIs.com Word of the Day is minification.  It’s the the removal of unnecessary characters from source code. The term minification is often associated with interpreted scripted languages that are deployed and transmitted over the Internet.

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