Wednesday, October 04, 2006

Fixing those AJAX Javascript memory leaks

One thing I've noticed with a number of the recent wave of AJAX applications is that they leak memory. For example, editing googlepages grinds my 512MB computer to a halt in 20 minutes of so.

Jack Slocum has a few tips on avoiding javascript leaks, including using the LeakMonitor Firefox extension, and points out leaks in common AJAX libraries like prototype.

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