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The Cost of JavaScript Frameworks

There is no faster (pun intended) way to slow down a site than to use a bunch of JavaScript.

Tim Kadlec, “The Cost of JavaScript Frameworks

Tim Kadlec is the author of several books about different aspects of modern web development. In this blog post he goes in details (and numbers) about the cost at which our reliance on the various JavaScript frameworks comes to our users, customers, website visitors. The data is from the year 2020 when this article was published, but the things have only got worse since then.