OpenJDK to get Nashorn as new JavaScript Engine

By HTMLGoodies Staff

The proposal aims to produce a new JavaScript implementation that can run standalone JavaScript applications or which can be called via the JSR 223 APIs by Java applications. Nashorn, German for Rhino, will be designed to take advantage of newer JVM technologies such as MethodHandles and InvokeDynamic APIs, which were introduced to make dynamic languages operate faster on the JVM. Read the full story here.



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