CSA, Torque & builtins

Introduction & Rational Imagine you were implementing the V8 engine. Your main target is to be able to run the ECMAScript specification for Javascript. This requires reading through the comprehensive specification and implement the required behavior. V8’s optimizing compiler Turbofan uses a combination of techniques to make long-running code faster with help of type information and optimizations. However, you would still require a good baseline performance for all the functions that ECMAScript defines....

November 14, 2020 · 8 min · Pranay Garg