V8: Building a High Performance JavaScript Engine

V8 is Google’s high-performance JavaScript engine used in Google Chrome. V8 is optimized for well-designed object-oriented applications that make heavy use of objects, function calls, and property access. This talk will provide an overview of the internals of V8 and dive into the advanced virtual-machine technology used. Specifically, details of …

Google Wave: Powered by Google Web Toolkit

This talk follows the Google Wave team’s experience building the Google Wave client using Google Web Toolkit (GWT). We’ll cover some recent advances in GWT which enabled Google Wave to look and feel like a desktop application with comparable performance. In addition, we will discuss the use of WebDriver (an …