Re: Minify and obscufate
>I don't thinks its jsmin - the yui minified code includes parameter
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> edward_stow wrote:
> > Hello,
> > What minifier does Yahoo use to compress and obscufate the yui code
> > and is it available for general use.
> There is no obfuscation, only minification (although, obviously it is
> less readable when minified, which is why YUI also ships with the
> original source).
> I'm pretty sure they use jsmin. I'm not sure if I believe this because
> it has been said by one of the developers, or if it is my own
> assumption. You can find jsmin here:
(and variable?) substitutions.
>Yes good advice jslint should be used anyway to check code. I have a
> Note that minification is not as simple as you likely suspect. There are
> horribly upon minification. You need to run your code through an
> analyzer before minification to avoid the introduction of these kinds of
> bugs. One such (very good) analyzer is jslint:
comprehensive suite of unit tests so I should be able to trap most
issues that may arise.
> You will get a lot of errors and warnings -- more than you need to fix
> for minification -- but it will catch all the potential problems that
> would arise after minification. If you want to only fix those issues,
> you'll need to look into which warnings result in post-minification
> errors and which do not (it's mostly common sense, but you can also find
> some info about this on the jsmin page).
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> Matt Warden
> Oxford, OH, USA
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