Hello all,

I was wondering how many of you currently Obfuscate your program code? in particular I am interested in those of you who go to the trouble of Obfuscating your JavaScript, and if so why? and what software do you use?

The reason I ask is that this was a practice I initially thought a good idea to protect my clients investment from their competitors, however I am very much leaning towards an Open Source approach development these days as best practice - after all good code should be free for everyone to view!

With development tools such as Firebug which appear to be Impervious to even the best JavaScript Obfuscation tools - is it ever worth the bother?

I look forward to your thoughts and views!


Kind regards,

Matt