CompressorRater: Compare the squeeze of JS

Arthur Blake's CompressorRater tells you how far you can go with JavaScript squeezing, here is what he says: There are many tools available that can help you compress your JavaScript code but it can be time consuming and difficult to analyze which tool work the best for a given situation. The goal of this web […]

Arthur Blake's CompressorRater tells you how far you can go with JavaScript squeezing, here is what he says:

There are many tools available that can help you compress your JavaScript code but it can be time consuming and difficult to analyze which tool work the best for a given situation. The goal of this web application is to report aggregated statistics on the general level of compression in all these tools, as well as allow developers to easily play with and compare the different tools on their own JavaScript code without having to set up all the tools on their own.

The following compression tools are compared, both with and without the affects of additional gzip compression that are supported natively by modern web browsers.

The tool will try all of the usual suspects for you, in various modes. I ran gears_init.js into the usage factory and got out:

Since, it has been a couple of days, so Julien has released a new version of the YUI Compressor (2.1).

Java, Script, JavaScript, JS compression, Performance, YUI, CompressorRate

Source:→ ajaxian