Posted Nqp-js update. to Paweł Murias
nqp-js/rakudo.js is now targeting ECMAScript 6
Scott McWhirter helped a ton with the transitions (as well as with some general cleanup).
Most of the modern browsers now support ECMAScript 6 so I feel it makes sense to target it.
When targeting old ones that don't we can use pol…
Posted Adding profiling support to nqp-js to Paweł Murias
Currently the focus of the work on the js backend is on making nqp-js emit code that runs at a reasonable speed (so that compiling Rakudo and its setting doesn't take eons and I can iterate on it more easily).
The js profile…
Posted Working on getting the Perl 6 setting to compile. to Paweł Murias
Currently rakudo.js is at the point where:
node rakudo.js -e 'say "Hello World"'doesn't.
What's needed for the later is to get rakud…
Posted Optimizing nqp-js-on-js to make it fast enough to compile Rakudo to Paweł Murias
Having failed to find a working profiler on npm I ended up webpacking nqp-js-on-js and profiling it directly in Chrome.
I implemented them.
The second big slowdown was actually the slurp() function.
Posted Short summary of the current state of the rakudo-js grant to Paweł Murias
Posted What should Rakudo-js aim for first? to Paweł Murias
I'm considering applying for a TPF grant to allow me to fully focus on working on getting Rakudo to target JS. To focus the grant application (and pin down the deliverables) I need to choose a use case for rakudo-js to focus on. Possible ones (ideas for new ones are appreciated).
Posted Compiling QAST fragments to js from nqp-js to Paweł Murias
# save this as hello-world.nqp use QAST::Compiler; my $sc := nqp::createsc('TEST_SC'); nqp::scsetdesc($sc, "description"); my $qast := QAST::Block.new( :blocktype('immediate'), QAST::Op.new(…
Posted First inchstone. to Paweł Murias
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