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JavaScript Mapping API Size Comparison

 Published on March 20, 2019 ·  2 minute reading time

As a huge web map performance nerd, when I come across a new web map I usually fire up my browser’s DevTools and check out the network tab during a hard reload. I think many web maps, especially those made with esri’s WebApp Builder or ArcGIS Online, are bloated messes. These services are fine for non-essential, quick and dirty web maps, but in my opinion have become over-utilized in the GIS community as a drop-in replacement for purpose-built APIs.… » Read More