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6 Replies Latest reply: Mar 13, 2013 9:34 AM by LosLobo RSS

Is there any negative performance implications with a large ear file?

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Folks,
I just doubled our company's ear file from 20MB to 50MB by adding some new framework libraries.
This has been brought to my attention by a couple other developers.
Is there anything wrong with this? The size increase is due to including more jar files for jasper pdf rendering and additionally I added a bunch of javascript libraries for jQuery, DataTables, and JQPlot(graphing capabilities).
I could have slimmed down some of the file size especially with the javascript libraries. However, I choose to throw it all in there including examples, etc., which I figured could be useful for future development. So I have been liberal with everything I have included in the framework.
Have I sinned in some regard? Please expound either way.
My rationale is I see negatives with only including necessary code(not good for adding additional functionality). Like if I'm just doing a bar chart now, it could evolve into a line chart so leave it there. Also, it would be great to include the examples as well.
Please weigh in. : )

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