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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