Chakra: from Script to Optimized Code

By some accounts, JavaScript is the most popular programming language in the world. Yet, it’s also not a language that was designed with fast performance in mind. The Chakra team embarked on a journey to make JavaScript fast in IE9 and the Chakra runtime can today power everything from tiny scripts on a page to modern application and services running on Azure. In this talk, we’ll cover the basic architecture of the engine that transform JavaScript code to fast native code.

Date:
Speakers:
Louis Lafreniere
Affiliation:
Microsoft