Deep Dive into ASP.NET Bundling and Minification

Mira Javora

In the previous post, I went on about how to use System.Web.Optimization library to minimize your page load times. However, the new library offers quite a lot of extensibility and even if you don’t want to use the default minification, you can still use the framework.

Bundling and Minification with ASP.NET 4.5

Mira Javora

Minimising the number of requests the page has to perform can have a considerable effect on your site’s performance. IE6 and IE7 both limit the number of concurrent requests to 2, IE8 can handle up to 6. There is a lot you can to improve the initial load speed speed – one of which is bundling all your CSS and JS into two separate files. How much of a difference it could do. Well, as it turns out up to 30seconds on slower connections.