How do you code a web page to take up almost 1GB of memory?

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How do you code a web page to take up almost 1GB of memory?

  1. Twisted Trunk
    February 29, 2012 at 5:43 pm

    James/Jeff.. while what you say seems true just from a quick glance, I'd like to play devil's advocate and hope/wonder that maybe the poster is an app developer that is in the process of developing some comprehensive app that frees up memory (so comprehensive infact that he/she wants to take into consideration any scenario including a website that takes up a lot of memory :))

    Leaning more towards your assumption Jeff but like I said, just playing devil's advocate :)

    • Jeff Fabish
      February 29, 2012 at 8:55 pm

      If he is having trouble debugging his code, perhaps he could share the module in question or his code performance profile (to locate bottlenecks).

  2. James Bruce
    January 18, 2012 at 8:38 am

    I assume you're saying this in an accusatory nature, as opposed to asking for a tutorial?

    I assure you, MakeUseOf does not take up 1gb of memory on any standard setup. However, I did have another reader email me about this before - we traced the problem back to them running a buggy copy of adblock. Perhaps you could let us know what plugins you're running?

    • Jeff Fabish
      January 18, 2012 at 8:52 am

      James, I assure you your code is fine. I think he/she is asking us to tell them how to nefariously take up users memory.  

      • James Bruce
        January 18, 2012 at 10:41 am

        Seriously? That's a bit weird. Why would you do that?