Tuesday, April 12, 2005

Memory leaks explained

If you're new to building complex web apps that use tons of JavaScript-powered DOM manipulation, you are hereby required to read Joel Webber's excellent article DHTML Leaks Like A Sieve, which eloquently summarizes the challenge of memory leakage in JS-heavy applications.

You may in fact wish to bookmark Joel's weblog and follow along as he unearths neato facts about Google Maps and other modern web apps.


At 5:57 AM, Blogger Marty said...

I recently implemented the event-cache, after reading so many scary stories about memory leakage.

Still, i can't tell if it's working... or doing much of anything at all. (hey, at least it's not throwing errors)

But how can i KNOW if it's working?


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