Benedikt Meurer

_Benedikt Meurer

Software Engineer at Google


A Tale of Types, Classes, and Maps


JavaScript is very likely the most influential technology of our time in software engineering. A lot of this is due to the sophisticated JavaScript engines in modern browsers, Node, and Electron. In this talk we’re going to explore important ingredients of these modern JavaScript engines, and how these ingredients make it possible to write the amazing JavaScript applications that we see today.

_About Benedikt

Munich, Germany

Benedikt is a JavaScript compiler engineer who loves to tinker with different aspects of programming languages. At Google he is working on the V8 JavaScript engine that powers both Node.js and Chrome, and he is currently leading the Node.js Performance Effort.

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