The Google Chrome team announces tremendous gains in performance and speed for their V8 engine and Brendan discusses how this is a very, very good thing for all involved. It shows that in the world of JS performance there is still much work that can and is being done to make significant gains, but those gains have to be tempered with proper benchmarking. A relatively quick shot of nerdery this week, just under 6 minutes, but well worth your time to learn both what is in Crankshaft and how other vendors (like Mozilla) are responding to it. Main gist: Open Source is awesome, but you already knew that!
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