CSS and JS minifier / obfuscator for TurboGears 2
pip install tgext.minify==0.0.2
tgext.scss can be installed both from pypi or from bitbucket:
should just work for most of the users
If tgext.pluggable is available enabling tgext.minify is just a matter of appending to your
from tgext.pluggable import plug plug(base_config, 'tgext.minify')
Otherwise manually using tgext.minify is really simple, you edit your
config/middeware.py and just after
#Wrap your base TurboGears 2 application with custom middleware here comment wrap
from tgext.minify import MinifyMiddleware make_base_app = base_config.setup_tg_wsgi_app(load_environment) def make_app(global_conf, full_stack=True, **app_conf): app = make_base_app(global_conf, full_stack=True, **app_conf) # Wrap your base TurboGears 2 application with custom middleware here app = MinifyMiddleware(app) return app
Now you just have to put your beautiful .css and .js files inside public/ and they will be served as minified.
mangle_js = true to your
If you want to obfuscate also the global scope, add
mangle_js_toplevel = true. Keep in mind that
if you obfuscate your js, you have to join js files that depends on each other, or the namespace will
be messed up.
Here is the report of a benchmark made on paster serving bootstrap.css with and without the middleware and then bootstrap.min.js already minified (without using the middleware):
$ /usr/sbin/ab -n 1000 http://localhost:8080/css/bootstrap.css Requests per second: 1135.50 [#/sec] (mean) $ /usr/sbin/ab -n 1000 http://localhost:8080/css/bootstrap.css Requests per second: 714.99 [#/sec] (mean) $ /usr/sbin/ab -n 1000 http://localhost:8080/css/bootstrap.min.css Requests per second: 806.26 [#/sec] (mean)
In these case serving the unminified css using tgext.minify is even faster than directly serving the same css file as it is served from memory (due to caching performed by tgext.minify).