Developers shouldn't curtail their code's file size at the expense of making it easily legible to a wide variety of browsers, writes Rochester Oliveira. It's better to focus on coding tricks that will speed up real-world browsers' processing of your site, Oliveira explains. "[S]ometimes adding a few bites in your code is much better because it saves you precious seconds when real browsers or IE try to process your code," he writes.

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