Zepto.js is a minimalist inlinable framework for mobile WebKit browsers, with a jQuery-like chaining syntax.” — I like the bigger picture behind this: don’t include a full jQuery on a mobile site but go back to basics and serve visitors a tiny javascript file which handles most of the stuff.

Somewhat (in an idea-wise manner) related is The Facebook Frontend Tech Talk where they explain how they’ve written a tiny piece of code that handles about 80% of all interactions and which doesn’t block the UI Thread.

Published by Bramus!

Bramus is a frontend web developer from Belgium, working as a Chrome Developer Relations Engineer at Google. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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