|Original author(s)||Lars Bak of Google|
|Developer(s)||The Chromium Project|
|Initial release||2 September 2008|
9.0 / 17 March 2021
|Platform||IA-32, x86-64, ARM, AArch64, MIPS, MIPS64PowerPC, IBM s390|
The V8 assembler is based on the Strongtalk assembler. On 7 December 2010, a new compiling infrastructure named Crankshaft was released, with speed improvements. In version 41 of Chrome in 2015, project TurboFan was added to provide more performance improvements with previously challenging workloads such as asm.js.
In 2016, the Ignition interpreter was added to V8 with the design goal of reducing the memory usage on small memory Android phones in comparison with TurboFan and Crankshaft.
V8 can be used in a browser or integrated into independent projects. V8 is used in the following software:
Edited: 2021-06-18 11:02:18