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Video: Nashorn: Optimizing JavaScript and dynamic language execution on the JVM

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Video: Nashorn: Optimizing JavaScript and dynamic language execution on the JVM

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There are many implementations of JavaScript, meant to run either on the JVM or standalone as native code. Both approaches have their respective pros and cons. The soon-to-be open sourced Oracle Nashorn JavaScript project is based on the former approach. This presentation goes through the performance work that has gone on in Oracle’s Nashorn JavaScript project to date in order to make JavaScript-to-bytecode generation for execution on the JVM feasible.





 

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