Demystifying the Mysteries of Sort() in JavaScript

JavaScript has a sort() method that you can use on arrays. But the results are almost always weird and don’t return what you initially expect it to do. So for example, if you have the following… Read more


V8 JavaScript Engine 8.0 Reduces Heap by 40%

The latest release of Google's V8 JavaScript engine, V8 8.0, uses pointer compression to reduce heap size by 40% and with no performance hit. Additionally, it adds support for optional chaining using the ?. operator and for nullish coalescence using ??. V... (more…)

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