What’s new in Google’s V8 JavaScript engine Version 7

The V8 Version 7.2 beta focuses on JavaScript parsing, the WebAssembly binary format, and memory

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A new beta of Google’s V8 Version 7.2 JavaScript engine is now available, for the Google Chrome browser.

V8 is a staple in both the Chrome browser and the Node.js JavaScript runtime. WebAsembly is also supported in Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, and Microsoft Edge, though those browsers do not use V8.

Where to download Google V8

You can the download the production version of Google V8 from the Chromium V8 repo.

Future version: What’s coming in Google V8 Version 7.2

The beta version 7.2 of V8 improves JavaScript parsing, the WebAssembly binary format, and memory.

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