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Intel Adds SIMD Vectorization to JavaScript

timothy posted about 2 months ago | from the frontiers-of-possibility dept.

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Engineers at Intel have been working to modify the open source JavaScript engines used by Chrome and Firefox to support SIMD vectorization -- which will bring JavaScript one step closer to supporting near-native applications. Jeff Cogswell takes a look at some of the sample code and see if he can figure out what they’re doing. One particularly interesting aspect about this code is that it was written in part by a guy who works at Google and is active in Google’s Dart language. Dart was created to be a replacement to JavaScript as a browser language, but there has been some resistance.

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Google is the shizniz (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#47276239)

One particularly interesting aspect about this code is that it was written in part by a guy who works at Google and is active in Google’s Dart language.

Proving yet again that if you're not a leet hipster working at Google, you're nothing. Don't even bother trying to apply for a job unless you have (verifiable!) Google references on your resume, bro.

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