- Files are gzipped.
In regards to webpage loading, a web page is only finished when every resource on the webpage has been downloaded.
Can we do better?
- Minify the script
The ideal way…
Of course this method of loading scripts depends on your audience user base. Obviously if your users have to access the web page from behind a proxy then it may be beneficial to manually combine all the scripts before deploying the website. Although I haven’t run any hard numbers, I have observed a 2 second improvement in loading time using Firebug.