Content Delivery Networks (CDN) by Microsoft and Google

In case you are not wanting to host your own jQuery or other library references Google and Microsoft provide free hosting for the libraries. There are some differences so you should look at both of them. Please see the links below.

Microsoft Ajax Content Delivery Network

Google Libraries API – Developer’s Guide

A posting by Scott Guthrie that gives a bit more detail about Microsoft’s CDN.

Another interesting link, albeit dated is this one by Pingdom about CDN performance.

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About SheldonS

Web developer for over 15 years mainly with Microsoft technologies from classic ASP to .NET 4. Husband, father, and aspiring amateur photographer.

Posted on May 21, 2012, in Bits, jQuery and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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