— a blog about web development and whatnot by Steve Webster

  1. Caching and the Google AJAX Libraries

    The Google Libraries API is a shared CDN for popular JavaScript libraries. The theory is that the more sites that load their JavaScript libraries via these shared URLs, the greater the chance of a visitor arriving at a given website with a fresh version of the required libraries in their browser cache. That's nice in theory, but how well does that translate to the real world?