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Submission + - Why Javascript on Mobile is Slow (

An anonymous reader writes: Drew Crawford has a good write up of Javascript's current state regarding mobile development, and why the lack of explicit memory handling (and a design philosophy that ignores memory issues) leads to massive garbage collection overhead, which prevents HTML5/JS from being deployed for anything besides light duty mobile web development.
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Why Javascript on Mobile is Slow

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I'm still waiting for the advent of the computer science groupie.