Simon Willison’s Weblog


Tuesday, 2nd September 2008

V8 Design Elements. High level design details of Google’s V8 JavaScript engine, including how it uses “hidden classes” to optimise object property lookups and a bit of information on the machine code generation and garbage collection.

# 11:58 pm / chrome, google, javascript, v8

Chromium. Google Chrome is out! Here’s the open source project, including the code for the new V8 JavaScript virtual machine.

# 9:06 pm / browsers, chrome, chromium, google, javascript, opensource, v8