Chakra

ChakraCore is the open-source JavaScript engine that powers Microsoft Edge and Windows 10 apps. It supports JIT compilation, garbage collection, and a wide range of the latest JavaScript features.

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March 13, 2017 Mobile, PC, Tablet

Notes from the Node.js VM Summit

By Microsoft Edge Team

The Chakra team was delighted to host the third VM Summit recently here at These meetings bring together JavaScript VM vendors, Node collaborators, and CTC members including participants from Google, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, nearForm, and This group is currently focused… Read more

January 13, 2017 Mobile, PC, Tablet

ChakraCore’s first anniversary

By Brian Terlson, Gaurav Seth and Limin Zhu

Today marks the one year anniversary of open-sourcing ChakraCore – the core of the Chakra JavaScript engine that powers Microsoft Edge – under the MIT We wanted to take a moment to say thank you to everyone in the community… Read more

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November 29, 2016 Mobile, PC, Tablet

Node-ChakraCore and VM Neutrality in Node.js

By Arunesh Chandra

Back when was launched, the device landscape was simpler, and using a single JavaScript VM helped provide the focus to grow Today, there is a proliferation in the variety of device types, each with differing resource In this device context,… Read more

October 31, 2016 Mobile, PC, Tablet

A peek into the WebAssembly Browser Preview

By Limin Zhu

Following the introduction of , we have been working with other browser vendors including Mozilla, Google, Apple, along with the rest of the WebAssembly community group, to push the performance boundary of the web with WebAssembly is a new, portable,… Read more