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Video: Chakra, The JS Engine that Powers Microsoft Edge

By Ophelie Lechat

Microsoft Tech


😳 Ever felt a little embarassed sharing your JavaScript? Let's fix it.

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This talk by Brian Terlson will cover the architectural changes made to the Chakra JavaScript engine in order to improve its agility and interoperability, performance enhancements that make your code run screamingly fast, language enhancements that will make your apps more scalable and maintainable, and some capabilities coming to Chakra in the near future.

This presentation was filmed at Microsoft’s Web Summit 2015 conference.

Ophelie was Head of Content at SitePoint and SitePoint Premium. She also runs

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