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It’s a strong title for a post, I know, but having discovered that two friends didn’t know this at last night’s LRUG, I wanted to share it.
Let’s put this in bold for impact.
When you add
Now, I’m sure if you’re building a whizz-bang AJAX app you need all that. But I reckon a lot of Rails projects don’t use anywhere near all that. So throw some out!
The Scriptaculous libraries are quite big:
dragdrop.js is 30kb,
controls.js is 29kb,
effects.js is 34kb. If you don’t need that lot, get rid of it.
I’m not saying there’s no place for this stuff – there is. Should it be included in Rails Core? Absolutely. I just don’t think that it should be called the “default” option;