Javascripts or not

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Javascripts or not

Post by gand » Tue May 26, 2015 1:21 pm


It is possible to use &engine=javascript in the URL.

Could someone please explain to me the advantages/disadvantages of doing that?

I have tried to test with/without javascripts and I'm not sure I can see any differences. I have observed using javascripts, I sometimes have longer response times. But that could be caused by other circumstances.



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Re: Javascripts or not

Post by mercado » Wed Jun 03, 2015 10:21 am

I use it everytime. There is no difference.

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Re: Javascripts or not

Post by michael74 » Thu Jun 04, 2015 7:16 am

Yeah, me too. It's pretty ok.

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Re: Javascripts or not

Post by ironedge » Fri Jun 05, 2015 11:33 am

I use it for all my graphs, because I mainly look at them via mobile/tablet with no Flash support. It's 98% the same, a little bit less pretty and, as the only a bit unfortunate bug, overlaps the graph values on the legend's title line under certain conditions. I guess these days you do your visitors a favor when you use the javascript engine. Many use mobile devices for web surfing meanwhile and Flash is a dying species.

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