Images in a web page: meh… Images *in* a web page: cool! [Delay.Web.Helpers assembly now includes an ASP.NET web helper for data URIs (in addition to Amazon S3 blob/bucket support)]


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  1. Daniel Fisher (lennybacon) says:

    The coolest thing is that inline stuff does not get cached by the browser and increase bandwidth? Sorry I don't get it…

    –Daniel

  2. Delay says:

    Daniel Fisher (lennybacon),

    Not necessarily. :) The overhead of HTTP transactions for the standard approach can be more significant than the slightly increased page size from using data URIs (in some situations). Please have a look at the Wikipedia page for detail on some of the most significant pros and cons.

    en.wikipedia.org/…/Data_Uri