How V8 Continues To Get Faster

Announcing Vite 2.0Vite is a build tool aimed at giving you a faster development experience by providing a dev server with hot module replacement support, and Rollup- and esbuild-powered bundling and building.

Evan You

V8’s Super Fast super Property Access — The first of two articles this week about how the V8 team are somehow making the already fast V8 JavaScript engine even faster for us. Using super, till now, was an unoptimized and slightly costly operation but now it’s almost on par with accessing normal properties.

Marja Hölttä (V8)

How V8 Continues To Get Faster

Frontity: Bringing React to WordPress — Frontity Framework connects with WordPress seamlessly so you can focus on building your React front-end, without worrying about tooling and configuration. Its ease of use and extensibility make it a favorite when working with headless WordPress.


V8’s Route to Faster JavaScript Method Calls — This gets very technical and fast, but it’s yet more of a look behind what the V8 team is up to. This work improves the performance of your Node and browser-facing code alike.

Victor Gomes

Opal 1.1: A Ruby to JavaScript Compiler — An interesting way to take Ruby code to the frontend by simply translating it into JavaScript. It’s been around for years but 1.1.0 is the first significant release in some time.

Adam Beynon and Contributors

Quick Bits

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📖 Articles, Opinion & Tutorials

How to ‘Listify’ a JavaScript Array — There’s a little more to making a human readable list from an array in JavaScript than you might think. There’s a bonus TypeScript version too.

Kent C Dodds

Avoiding npm Substitution Attacks — Recently there have been some high profile examples of supply chain attacks, such as where fake or eponymous packages are published, but you can reduce your attack surface by taking precautions and managing dependencies.

Isaac Z. Schlueter

How V8 Continues To Get Faster


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