|Original author(s)||Lars Bak of Google|
|Developer(s)||The Chromium Project|
|Initial release||2 September 2008|
|Platform||IA-32, x86-64, ARM, AArch64, MIPS, MIPS64 PowerPC, IBM s390|
The V8 assembler is based on the Strongtalk assembler. On 7 December 2010, a new compiling infrastructure named Crankshaft was released, with speed improvements. In version 41 of Chrome in 2015, project TurboFan was added to provide more performance improvements with previously challenging workloads such as asm.js.
V8 can be used in a browser or integrated into independent projects. V8 is used in the following software:
- Google Chrome and other Chromium-based web browsers, including Brave, Opera, Vivaldi and Microsoft Edge.
- Couchbase database server
- Deno runtime environment
- Electron desktop application framework, used by the Atom and Visual Studio Code text editors
- MarkLogic database server
- NativeScript mobile application framework
- Node.js runtime environment
- Qt Quick runtime environment
- Blink, the Chromium browser engine
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