Mozilla has just rolled out OdinMonkey, a new module for Firefox’s JavaScript

By HTMLGoodies Staff

For those of you who felt compelled in the past to use Google’s Chrome, perhaps because of its previously, superior JavaScript performance, or even Microsoft’s Internet Explorer because of its Chakra JavaScript engine, now is the time to look a little closer at Mozilla’s Firefox. Mozilla has moved to OdinMonkey boosting the web browsers JavaScript performance by at least 1000% over previous benchmarks. OdinMonkey, a module for Firefox’s IonMonkey JS engine which now enhances the execution of asm.js far more than any other compiler on the market today. In short, asm.js takes specially-crafted JavaScript code, compiles it to native assembly language, and executes it and you can read the rest of this story right here.



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