What is Chakra ?

 Posted by Rajkatie on 5/23/2012 | Category: JavaScript Interview questions | Views: 2472 | Points: 40

It is a new javaScript engine developed by Microsoft for its IE9 web browser.

A distinctive feature of the engine is that it include a new JavaScript compiler that compiles the scripts on a separate CPU core and convert into high-quality native machine code.

The engine is also able to access the computer's graphics processing unit (GPU), in particular for 3D graphics and video.

It also include a new interpreter for executing script on traditional web pages, and improvements to the JavaScript runtime and libraries.

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