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Performance trade off

 
Brent W Farrell
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What is the average performance trade off for using a rails plugin.
 
David Berube
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Typically, not much. The plugin architecture itself has very little overhead.

On the other hand, the plugin implementation may be slow. In most cases, though, plugins are a repackaged version of the same kind of code you'd write for your own application.

Take it easy,

David Berube
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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