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> This is called "a runtime". > I am not a web programmer

You see, it's not a spherical runtime in vacuum. In practical terms it's more like a whole lot of stuff to download, parse and execute each time your browser hits a new page.




shrug

I bet most of the people including JQuery on their pages only use a fraction of its functionality even though it all must be parsed. So what?


jQuery can be cached.




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