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Microsoft Edge’s JavaScript engine, Chakra is now open source

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Few month ago Microsoft launched their new operating system, Windows 10 with lots of features and improvements over Windows 8. Windows 10 includes a new browsers, Microsoft Edge which replaced the old giant Internet Explorer.

As announced by Microsoft last month, Today the company announces that  Chakra’s components is now open source and available for download. The new JavaScript engine is dependable performance, reliability, and scalability.

What’s in ChakraCore?

ChakraCore is a fully fledged, self-contained JavaScript virtual machine that can be embedded in derivative products and power applications that need scriptability such as NoSQL databases, productivity software, and game engines. ChakraCore can be used to extend the reach of JavaScript on the server with platforms such as Node.js and cloud-based services. It includes everything that is needed to parse, interpret, compile and execute JavaScript code without any dependencies on Microsoft Edge internals.

Source: Windows Blog

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