AJAX Performance Bestpractices

Recently someone asked me about the best practices for AJAX performance.   Though this information is scattered all around, I thought it might be useful to capture it in a single blog post. So here you go >>>   The AJAX performance tips from JScript perspective (the area I work on) would vary depending upon…

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CodeFocus Focuses on IE8

I know this comes in a bit late from me, but nevertheless.   The Code Focus Magazine – 2008 – Vol. 5 – Issue 3 was focused around IE8. If you did not get a chance to look at it as yet, and are interested – you could download a PDF copy of the same…

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TAE 2008: Analyzing the AJAX Application Performance

It is for the first time that I attended and presented at a web-developer conference. That too, one of the conferences which surely sees amongst the major turnout of JavaScript influentials – “The AJAX Experience 2008”.   My talk was around “Analyzing the AJAX Application Performance”. Here is the slide deck I used for the presentation….

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JScript Engine Improvements – IE8 beta.

In this post, I just wanted to lay focus on some of the improvements that have been done in the JScript engine shipped as a part of IE 8 Beta release. These improvements include: ·         Changes to the JScript Garbage Collector to reduce circular memory leaks ·         Optimization of String Concatenation and Other Built-In String…

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JScript and IE8 Beta

As a follow up my previous post JScript Performance in IE8 Beta, here is another set of reviews that I found about the JScript engine shipped in IE8 beta.   ·         “…SunSpider JavaScript test on Internet Explorer 8. Previously it failed miserably coming in a very distant last place… That’s more than five times better…

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JScript Performance in Internet Explorer 8 Beta

The cat’s finally out of the bag. IE 8 Beta is finally live and available publically for download. Here is a link to the blog post JScript in Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 for Developers detailing the work done by the JScript team.   Here are a first few set of comments that I found around…

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Classes in Java Script

Here is a series of posts on “Classes in JScript”  written by Ritesh from the JScript team at MS: Classes in Jscript – Part I Classes in JScript – Part II: Instance Properties / Methods & Class Properties / Methods Classes in JScript – Part III: Class Hierarchy and Data Encapsulation

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Difference in Java Script behavior across browsers

Many a times, Java Script developers are perplexed by the fact that the same piece of Java Script code written by them behaves differently on the different web browsers. The reason for the same is the different implementations of the ECMA Script language which comes with various browsers. Here is a draft of JScript Deviations from…

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JScript COM interop…

Here are links to a virtual series written by Sheetal, one of the developers in the JScript team on Jscript COM interop ·         Interoperability of JScript with COM ·         Calling functions of COM object from JScript ·         Script CallBack from COM ·         Passing Parameter to the Script Callback ·         Using Return Value of the Script…

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