Telerik Assembly Minifier is a tool that lets you extract only the controls’ classes and resources you need to use in your application development, thus significantly reducing the size of the assemblies. Using the Assembly Minifier you will achieve significantly better loading time when the XAP files containing the minified (optimized) assemblies are to be loaded on the client side.
In order to minify the assemblies, you should:
Since this version of Telerik Assembly Minifier is beta release, we encourage you to use Minified assemblies only for testing purposes and NOT in production.
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Good to know is that the Telerik Assembly Minifier client application uses minified assemblies, containing only RadTreeView, RadWindow, RadButton and RadUpload. After minifying we got 400KB xap file out of 800KB.
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