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The downside of using jQuery for your website

The downside of using jQuery for your website

jQuery was released with much hype and an interesting tagline “Write less, do more” in the year 2006. Almost a decade has passed since jQuery saw the light of the day and this decade that has gone by, has made it a must have tool for every web developer. This discrete JavaScript library kept evolving and improving in the last 9 years and the stable release version of jQuery was made available for user download in April, 2015. The benefits and flexibility jQuery offers to web developers are many and unique.
The tagline “Write less, do more” is self explanatory to define how it has made life easy for HTML code writers. Multiple functions can be performed with a single line code with jQuery. jQuery also adds another dimension to web designing by providing cross-platform compatibility and efficient use of plug-ins.
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Lazy Loader

Improve Your Page Performance With jQuery Lazy Loader

Lazy loader is a jQuery plugin written in JavaScript. It delays loading of images in (long) web pages. Images outside of viewport (visible part of web page) wont be loaded before user scrolls to them. Using lazy load on long web pages containing many large images makes the page load faster. Browser will be in ready state after loading visible images. In some cases it can also help to reduce server load. Lazyloader inspired by YUI ImageLoaderUtility by Matt Mlinac.

Lazy Loader
Lazy Loader

Lazy loading is a design pattern commonly used in computer programming to defer initialization of an object until the point at which it needed. It can give to efficiency in the program’s operation if properly and appropriately used.

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