Cache Explained – cachingexplained.com

A question I get asked quite often in web development is ‘Why don’t I see the changes you say you just made?’ The response you will most likely hear is ‘clear your cache.’ No, I don’t mean you have to empty your wallet. We want to offer affordable services! But you will want to let your browser know it should travel to the server for a fresh copy of your content instead of relying on the version in your computer’s cache.

image of safe/vault/storage ~ The Art of Tech, LLC.~ Cache
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What, cash? No. CACHE . More like storage than money.

I came across a very non-technical and easy way of understanding this concept, which is something “even we (as developers) can struggle to understand at times.”

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