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Benedikt Meurer

JavaScript Engines: The Good Parts™

JavaScript has definitely been among the most influential technologies for almost a decade now. A lot of this is due to the sophisticated JavaScript VMs in modern browsers, Node.js and Electron. In this talk we’re going to explore important ingredients of these modern JavaScript VMs, specifically how ChakraCore, the engine that powers Microsoft Edge, and V8, the engine that powers Google Chrome, compare to each other for certain key features.

Joint talk with Mathias Bynens.