Posts Tagged 'optimization'
A tour of V8: Crankshaft, the optimizing compiler
Crankshaft is V8's optimizing compiler. Once unoptimized code has been running for a while, V8 identifies hot functions and recompiles them with Crankshaft, greatly improving performance.
A tour of V8: full compiler
Polymorphic Inline Caches explained
Polymorphic inline caches are a way to optimize function calls in dynamic languages