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Discussion on: Is Your VS Code Extension Slow? Here's How to Speed it Up!

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John Papa Author

Good questions!

Webpack reduces the size to just the code we use and makes some other optimizations. So in this case, that is helping. I've asked the VS Code team to clarify whether the number of files has an impact or not.

Ph - and Peacock was anywhere from 8ms to 16ms to activate before, and 6ms to 14ms after. (I tried it 5 times each, with totally unscientific measuring)

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Corey Alexander

Ahh yes I was forgetting about tree shaking and the like!

I'm interested in if the number of files makes a significant difference as well! Thanks for the response!

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John Papa Author

I was told yes, the number of files will also affect load time.

BTW - I updated the post with some more stats that are pretty impressive. Thanks to the VS Code
team for sharing these and giving me permission to share with you all!