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Microsoft Edge in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update to Include JavaScript Improvements

By HTMLGoodies Staff

Microsoft’s announcement confirms that it has been its mission with the Chakra engine to "make JavaScript faster for the real world web, and to continuously improve the experience of browsing in Microsoft Edge". Microsoft says that there is an abundance of small-sized functions in web scripts. This is true, as it's a very common practice for developers to compartmentalize code for reusability. Microsoft solves this problem by refactoring the metadata format in each function. For example, pointers that point to rarely used functions are "moved to a dynamic auxiliary structure". Continue reading this press release here.



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