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Submission + - Apple Is Working On A JavaScript Accelerator Codenamed FTLJIT

rjmarvin writes: An upgrade to Safari's JavaScriptCore engine is integrating the LLVM compiler to speed up Javascript performance http://sdt.bz/71221. The revamped JavaScript engine, codenamed FTLJIT (Fourth Tier LLVM Just-In-Time,) invokes the LLVM infrastructure to compile JavaScript code rather than generating code directly from the DFG IR. FTLJIT is not yet enabled, but Apple has made it available by default as an OS X port for WebKit https://trac.webkit.org/wiki/F....
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Apple Is Working On A JavaScript Accelerator Codenamed FTLJIT

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