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Discussion on: Dev.to is the perfect demonstration of how content-based web apps should be developed

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Devlin Vining

There is definitely a case to be made that trading bandwidth for performance is a winning exchange for desktop users with big pipes and no data caps.

I don't think people with data caps on their mobile plan will appreciate all the their minutes disappearing though, which I guess doesn't matter because how do you even optimize preloading with no hover selector on mobile?

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On mobile devices, preloading starts on “touchstart”, giving 300 ms (Android) to 450 ms (iOS) for preloading the page.

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Devlin Vining

Thank you for clarifying