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Web Directions Global Scope ’21 session spotlight–Principles of Just-In-Time compilers.

Principles of Just-In-Time compilers.

Nicolas B. Pierron, Senior Software Engineer Mozilla

JavaScript gets faster as it executes! Just-In-Time (JIT) compilers are used in all major JavaScript engines to improve the speed, but how do they work? By understanding the principles of JIT compilation, web developers have the opportunity to optimize their code.

We’ll learn all about it as Global Scope, our brand new 100% JavaScript focussed conference.

About Nicolas B. Pierron

Nicolas B. Pierron is a compiler engineer at Mozilla since 2011. He joined Mozilla to work on the optimizing JIT compiler of SpiderMonkey. Since, he has worked on a large spectrum of tasks such as Range Analysis, Branch Pruning, Recover Instructions, Code Coverage, Macro Assembler, ARM64, Specter issues and Bytecode caching.
Apart from Mozilla, you might know Nicolas from the NixOS operating system, where he implemented the Module system and Overlays.

In 2021 we have a whole series of events for Front End Developers

Across 2021 Web Directions is presenting a series of online conferences for front end designers and developers. Focussed deep dives, they go far beyond what you might expect from conference programs.

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Across the year we have 4 remaining conferences (Hover our CSS conference took place in April and Lazy Load focussed on performance in June), focussing on JavaScript, Progressive Web Apps, Accessibility, and Security, privacy and identity.

banners for all our remaining 2021 conferences Reads: Web Directions lazy load 2021  a conference on front end performance  Online, globally June 11 & 18 2021 Web Directions global scope 2021  a conference all about JavaScript  Online, globally July 23 & 30 2021 Web Directions Code 2021  a conference on progressive web apps and web platform  Online, globally Sept 17 & 24 2021 Web Directions aaa 2021  accessibility engineering for front end developers  Online, globally Late 2021 Web Directions Safe 2021  privacy, security, identity for front end developers  Online, globally Late 2021

Priced individually from $145, or attend all 6, plus get access to our conference presentation platform Conffab for just $595, or $59 a month.

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