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Discussion on: Writing a .parents() function using Vanilla JS

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Galuh Utama • Edited

Don’t forget that web servers will compress files before transferring to client (usually gzipped), which practically means that the size of a text file will be around 1/3 - 1/4 or even less than its original size.

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leob

Well yes that's always the case when server gzip is enabled, regardless the type of resource (JS, CSS) or whether you use jQuery or another library, but having a smaller bundle size is beneficial anyway. I was just a little bit surprised when looking at the bundle size of jQuery and realizing that it isn't really much smaller than more full-featured libs like React or Vue.