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07.20.2016

How to Use V8 for Fast Property Access in JavaScript

In this video, Geoff Bass talks about two things the V8 JavaScript engine does to optimize property access: hidden classes and inline caching. Geoff provides some context around the problems that V8 attempts to solve, gives a brief explanation of what V8 is doing under the hood, and ends with a few practical takeaways that JavaScript developers can use to make sure V8 is able to fully optimize their code.

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