Thursday, October 18, 2012

Speed Matters, says Dart co-founder Lars Bak

Lars Bak, engineer on HotSpot, V8, and now co-founder of Dart, presents a bit of history that lead to Dart and why performance is key for the web.

Lars Bak from Stange Loop conference


The video and slides from his presentation "Pushing the Limits of Web Browsers" from Strange Loop in September 2012 are now available. In the presentation, he covers lessons learned from building Java VMs, Smalltalk VMs, JavaScript engines, and how those lessons impacted the design of Dart.

Slide from Strange Loop presentation