Game Changed when V8 came into the Picture
What is V8 Engine?
What V8 Does?
What V8 does :
1. Garbage Collection
2. Compilation to Machine Code
4.Pointer Compression and Much more optimization: Pointer compression is very new technique in V8 to boost memory in optimization while having no effect on performance.
As we all know that Javasript is just a browser away. You can just open up your browser and open console to run and test the JS Code. All the Browsers have JS Engine inbuilt to run the JS Code. In such way its very easy to get started with JS coding and learn and implement complex code.
When npm and yarn packages came into the game, now developers have almost all the packages ready and available to use it.
Presence on all the platform.
In the beginning, JS was used for FrontEnd Development with HTML and CSS to give attractive FrontEnd of the page. Now it has opened its wings and now JS is available on all the platforms.
- FrontEnd (JQuery, Reactjs, AngularJs,VueJs)
- BackEnd (NodeJs)
- Mobile (ReactNative)
- Desktop (Electron)
- Hybrid (Ionic)