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Delivering an optimal smooth viewing experience

In the early days of the web, the only thing that mattered was getting that content out to users no matter how long it took or what resources it consumed. As a matter of fact, users seemed to understand and were ready to wait till whenever there browser's loading spinner stops and the contents displayed.

Today, though, users’ patience has run out. They are no longer willing to wait because they know we – the engineers – can afford to give them a better experience.

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