Thursday, July 18, 2013

NEAR-C PERFORMANCE


This quote from Why mobile web apps are slow is not at all deep or mysterious, but its understatedness brings about lighthearted remembrance of past foibles with dynamic languages:

If your C program executes in 10ms, then a 50ms JavaScript program would be near-C speed. If your C program executes in 10 seconds, a 50-second JavaScript program, for most ordinary people would probably not be near-C speed.

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