IDE support?

Wes Garland wes at
Mon Sep 12 16:25:06 PDT 2011

On 12 September 2011 16:31, François REMY <fremycompany_pub at> wrote:

> JavaScript is simple for the developer, but sometimes its flexibility makes
> it impossible to "optimize" code properly. And it makes JavaScript slower.

I made this graph earlier this year, coincident with the Firefox 4 release:

"Look at how much faster JS is now than it was just a few years ago! It's
practically a logarithmic curve!"

...and yet, Google's Crankshaft (Dec 2010) was *still* faster than Firefox
4's SpiderMonkey, showing that there is still room for improvement in the

Let's not write the ES5 perf-increase obituary just yet.


Wesley W. Garland
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