Mozilla Further Improves JavaScript performance with new JIT compiler

As Mozilla continues to keep Firefox competitive and relative in the commercial browser world, they also must tackle the increasing burden of the all popular interactive webpage being deployed and expected to properly display on the plethora of browser options and scripting engines. Expected early 2013, FireFox will usher in an all new JIT or Just In Time JavaScript compiler architecture for FireFox’s SpiderMonkey script engine. Called IonMonkey, the JIT is now part of the nightly Firefox test builds, and is set for wide release as part of Firefox 18. Read the full story here.



Comments

  • Get Back the Same Energy

    Posted by Anatabloc on 02/19/2013 12:32am

    Great article. Really well written and insightful. The puns kept me really amused and I felt they helped to make the information sink in.

    Reply
Leave a Comment
  • Your email address will not be published. All fields are required.

Top White Papers and Webcasts

  • Learn how to set yourself up for SLA success. Your customers have to know that you put them first. A well-crafted, service-centered SLA helps make that happen by defining what your customer can fairly expect, and how you plan to deliver that service. The better your agreement, the more you and your clients benefit.

  • Over recent years, software-defined storage has often seemed to be equal parts reality and hype. Multiple solutions are leveraging the moniker with different definitions, providing value in different ways, and targeting different markets. One segment of software-defined storage technologies is intended to disrupt traditional storage array solutions by delivering (traditional) storage array capabilities as pure software with the potential for significant gains in enhanced flexibility and affordability. …

Most Popular Programming Stories

More for Developers

RSS Feeds

Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date