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Facebook devs devise Hermes to push cross-platform JavaScript to godlike speeds

Facebook devs devise Hermes to push cross-platform JavaScript to godlike speeds

July 12th, 2019|Tags: , , |

On Friday July 12, 2019, theregister wrote:
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React Native is an open source mobile application framework created by Facebook to develop apps for Android React and native platform components. Hermes hasn't been fitted for other projects that rely on a JavaScript engines there's no plan to push Hermes' beyond React Native to Node.js or to turn it into the foundation of a Facebook-branded browser. Along similar lines, the Fuchsia Dart compiler for iOS is an AOT compiler.

There are other ways to squeeze more performance out of JavaScript. However, this is a bit more technically demanding than using Hermes.

Hermes also jettisons the just in time compiler used by other JavaScript engines to compile frequently interpreted code into machine code. In the context of React Native as Facebook tells it, is to make React Native better.

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