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Vyacheslav Egorov, Java Script Performance Expert, SW Engineer on the Google Dart Team

Vyacheslav Egorov

Biography: Vyacheslav Egorov

Vyacheslav Egorov is a software engineer at Google Aarhus. He is primarily focused on the technology behind virtual machines and compilers, contributing to V8 JavaScript engine and Dart VM. Before joining Google he worked on a Java VM with an ahead-of-time compiler at Excelsior LLC.

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Presentation: Benchmarking JavaScript

Time: Monday 12:05 - 12:55 / Location: Grand Ballroom C

JavaScript is everywhere. JavaScript VMs improve by leaps and bounds. Performance graphs are breaking through the ceilings of expectations.

And yet from time to time we still find ourselves wondering whether '===' is faster than '=='.

What is the right way to approach this question? Is this the question you should be asking to begin with?

We will take a look at some microbenchmarks written by JS developers and discover a violent clash between XIX century approach to benchmarking and XXI century virtual machines.