JSMeter: Microsoft research project 'measuring JavaScript web applications' -Screencast

In this video, Erik Meijer converse with Ben Livshits and Ben Zorn about JavaScript and web programming. Dr. Zorn and Dr. Livshits have been doing a significant amount of research at Microsoft on how JavaScript is used in real world by analyzing JS execution on large-scale (JS-heavy) commercial web sites. Their formal exploration of JS […]

In this video, Erik Meijer converse with Ben Livshits and Ben Zorn about JavaScript and web programming. Dr. Zorn and Dr. Livshits have been doing a significant amount of research at Microsoft on how JavaScript is used in real world by analyzing JS execution on large-scale (JS-heavy) commercial web sites. Their formal exploration of JS executing in the real world, Project JSMeter, has yielded results, which seem to indicate that current JS performance test suites are at best suspect in terms of how JavaScript is actually running on the web, in production, on real sites, etc.:

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