Simon Willison’s Weblog


JavaScript Bloat in 2024 (via) Depressing review of the state of page bloat in 2024 by Nikita Prokopov. Some of these are pretty shocking: 12MB for a search, 9MB for a Google search, 20MB for Gmail(!), 31MB for LinkedIn. No wonder the modern web can feel sludgy even on my M2 MacBook Pro.