Posts in Open Source

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

Screen capture showing an http-server sample running with ChakraCore on Ubuntu
July 27, 2016 PC, Tablet

Bringing ChakraCore to Linux and OS X

By Limin Zhu and Arunesh Chandra

In January, we open-sourced ChakraCore, the core of the Chakra JavaScript engine that powers Microsoft Edge and Universal Windows We expressed our ambition to bring our best-in-class, but Windows-only, JavaScript engine to other platforms, with Linux as the prioritized Today… Read more

Screen capture showing the ChakraCore GitHub repository open in Microsoft Edge
January 13, 2016 Mobile, PC, Tablet

ChakraCore GitHub repository is now open

By Gaurav Seth

In a December 2015 talk at JSConf US, we announced that we would be open-sourcing the key components of the Chakra JavaScript engine that powers Microsoft Today, we are excited to share with you that we’ve just made the sources… Read more