JavaScript Air

007 jsAir - Chakra, Microsoft’s Open Source JavaScript Engine with Ed Maurer, Gaurav Seth, and Steve Lucco

January 28, 2016

Microsoft has been making some pretty awesome moves in the world of open source recently. At JSConf in early December, it was announced that Chakra, Microsoft's JavaScript Engine that powers the Microsoft Edge browser (with better support for ES6 than babel or Chrome), will be open sourced. Join us as we talk about Chakra with some of the subject matter experts!

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Links, Picks, and Tips:
Gaurav Seth
  • Tips: We’re new to open source, but we’d love to hear your feedback (ChakraCore)!
Steve Lucco
  • Tips: Use the web programming model for as much as we can
  • Picks: Electron
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JavaScriptAir is the live broadcast podcast all about JavaScript hosted by instructor Kent C. Dodds. Please visit the JavaScript Air website ( to see upcoming and past episodes. Also be sure to follow JavaScript Air on Twitter and Google+ to stay up to date with future episodes. Also, all episodes are on the YouTube channel as well.

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