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Background Javascript Compilation Boosts Chrome Performance

timothy posted about 2 months ago | from the processing-processing-processing dept.

Chrome 136

kc123 writes "The latest version of Chrome includes improvements in JavaScript compilation, according to the Chromium blog. Historically, Chrome compiled JavaScript on the main thread, where it could interfere with the performance of the JavaScript application. For large pieces of code this could become a nuisance, and in complex applications like games it could even lead to stuttering and dropped frames. In the latest Chrome Beta they've enabled concurrent compilation, which offloads a large part of the optimizing compilation phase to a background thread. The result is that JavaScript applications remain responsive and performance gets a boost."

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This is worth a Slashdot article? (-1)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46241123)

Not saying this wasn't a worthwhile thing to do, but it was probably a pretty obvious move for anyone looking at the situation.

Re:This is worth a Slashdot article? (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46241223)

Of course it was: it's positive news about Chrome! It doesn't matter how trivial it is, if they don't loudly trumpet it from the rooftops, then they'll end up like Firefox: not mentioning anything positive only means people will obsess over the negatives.

Re:This is worth a Slashdot article? (2)

sunderland56 (621843) | about 2 months ago | (#46241323)

The "news for nerds" takeaway is: everyone is assuming mutiple-core systems now. For a single-core system, this will make things *slower*.

Re:This is worth a Slashdot article? (2, Insightful)

poetmatt (793785) | about 2 months ago | (#46241363)

There are still single core systems that aren't legacy and use java?

Re:This is worth a Slashdot article? (4, Insightful)

viperidaenz (2515578) | about 2 months ago | (#46241559)

What's Java got to do with anything in this article? Except Java and Javascript share common letters in their name.

Re:This is worth a Slashdot article? (1)

lucm (889690) | about 2 months ago | (#46241607)

What about DWR? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D... [wikipedia.org]

Or ST-JS? http://st-js.github.io/ [github.io]

Re:This is worth a Slashdot article? (1)

viperidaenz (2515578) | about 2 months ago | (#46242689)

What about them? Javascript happens to be the most popular browser language. Java happens to be the most popular typesafe server-side language with the best tooling support.

You forgot to mention GWT, which compiles Java to Javascript as well.

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Re:This is worth a Slashdot article? (1)

khellendros1984 (792761) | about 2 months ago | (#46242071)

Except Java and Javascript share common letters in their name.

I like to say that java:javascript::ham:hamster. OK, yeah, I stole it [smashingmagazine.com] .

Re:This is worth a Slashdot article? (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46242159)

Except Java and Javascript share common letters in their name.

I like to say that java:javascript::ham:hamster. OK, yeah, I stole it [smashingmagazine.com] .

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Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46242291)

Because the stuff made from pork bellies is *so* last-millennium.

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Re:This is worth a Slashdot article? (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46243017)

I guess the people who chose the name 'Javascript' because it sounded like 'Java' are getting what they deserved?

Re:This is worth a Slashdot article? (1)

roman_mir (125474) | about 2 months ago | (#46241957)

There are still single core systems that aren't legacy and use java?

- java? javascript? What is the difference, right? I know this used to be a technical site and now it is just BETA, so I guess you fit in here juuuuust fine.

Re:This is worth a Slashdot article? (4, Insightful)

viperidaenz (2515578) | about 2 months ago | (#46241377)

It might make things slower, but it still might make things *appear* faster but reducing pauses in the Javascript thread. You might not notice 10 10ms pauses but you'll probably notice a 100ms pause.

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Hey bigmouth (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46242279)

Like calling folks idiots? Like this from you troll http://slashdot.org/comments.p... [slashdot.org]

Prove me wrong dumbass http://games.slashdot.org/comm... [slashdot.org]

It works, & gives folks what they want here (no beta site redirect foisted on them without asking, which is WHY I put it up... they did it to me 1 or 2 times, that beat it, & I gave folks what they wanted).

You're also FREE to *try* to disprove 17 points of FACT that use of custom hosts files gives users more speed, security, reliability, & even added anonymity that I list here where you can download it, free -> http://start64.com/index.php?o... [start64.com]

(Only thing is, on the latter, that FAR more skilled trolls than you have TRIED to, only to get shot down in flames each time, by yours truly)

APK

P.S.=> Come on big talker - go for it: I'll eat you ALIVE here publicly just to laugh @ your DUMB ass even more...apk

Hey bigmouth (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46242299)

Like calling folks idiots? Like this from you troll http://slashdot.org/comments.p... [slashdot.org]

Prove me wrong dumbass http://games.slashdot.org/comm... [slashdot.org]

It works, & gives folks what they want here (no beta site redirect foisted on them without asking, which is WHY I put it up... they did it to me 1 or 2 times, that beat it, & I gave folks what they wanted).

You're also FREE to *try* to disprove 17 points of FACT that use of custom hosts files gives users more speed, security, reliability, & even added anonymity that I list here where you can download it, free -> http://start64.com/index.php?o... [start64.com]

(Only thing is, on the latter, that FAR more skilled trolls than you have TRIED to, only to get shot down in flames each time, by yours truly)

APK

P.S.=> Come on big talker - go for it: I'll eat you ALIVE here publicly just to laugh @ your DUMB ass even more...apk

Hey bigmouth (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46242445)

Like calling folks idiots? Like this from you troll http://slashdot.org/comments.p... [slashdot.org]

Prove me wrong dumbass http://games.slashdot.org/comm... [slashdot.org]

It works, & gives folks what they want here (no beta site redirect foisted on them without asking, which is WHY I put it up... they did it to me 1 or 2 times, that beat it, & I gave folks what they wanted).

You're also FREE to *try* to disprove 17 points of FACT that use of custom hosts files gives users more speed, security, reliability, & even added anonymity that I list here where you can download it, free -> http://start64.com/index.php?o... [start64.com]

(Only thing is, on the latter, that FAR more skilled trolls than you have TRIED to, only to get shot down in flames each time, by yours truly)

APK

P.S.=> Come on big talker - go for it: I'll eat you ALIVE here publicly just to laugh @ your DUMB ass even more...apk

Hey bigmouth (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46242459)

Like calling folks idiots? Like this from you troll http://slashdot.org/comments.p... [slashdot.org]

Prove me wrong dumbass http://games.slashdot.org/comm... [slashdot.org]

It works, & gives folks what they want here (no beta site redirect foisted on them without asking, which is WHY I put it up... they did it to me 1 or 2 times, that beat it, & I gave folks what they wanted).

You're also FREE to *try* to disprove 17 points of FACT that use of custom hosts files gives users more speed, security, reliability, & even added anonymity that I list here where you can download it, free -> http://start64.com/index.php?o... [start64.com]

(Only thing is, on the latter, that FAR more skilled trolls than you have TRIED to, only to get shot down in flames each time, by yours truly)

APK

P.S.=> Come on big talker - go for it: I'll eat you ALIVE here publicly just to laugh @ your DUMB ass even more...apk

Hey bigmouth (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46242485)

Like calling folks idiots? Like this from you troll http://slashdot.org/comments.p... [slashdot.org]

Prove me wrong dumbass http://games.slashdot.org/comm... [slashdot.org]

It works, & gives folks what they want here (no beta site redirect foisted on them without asking, which is WHY I put it up... they did it to me 1 or 2 times, that beat it, & I gave folks what they wanted).

You're also FREE to *try* to disprove 17 points of FACT that use of custom hosts files gives users more speed, security, reliability, & even added anonymity that I list here where you can download it, free -> http://start64.com/index.php?o... [start64.com]

(Only thing is, on the latter, that FAR more skilled trolls than you have TRIED to, only to get shot down in flames each time, by yours truly)

APK

P.S.=> Come on big talker - go for it: I'll eat you ALIVE here publicly just to laugh @ your DUMB ass even more...apk

Hey bigmouth (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46242489)

Like calling folks idiots? Like this from you troll http://slashdot.org/comments.p... [slashdot.org]

Prove me wrong dumbass http://games.slashdot.org/comm... [slashdot.org]

It works, & gives folks what they want here (no beta site redirect foisted on them without asking, which is WHY I put it up... they did it to me 1 or 2 times, that beat it, & I gave folks what they wanted).

You're also FREE to *try* to disprove 17 points of FACT that use of custom hosts files gives users more speed, security, reliability, & even added anonymity that I list here where you can download it, free -> http://start64.com/index.php?o... [start64.com]

(Only thing is, on the latter, that FAR more skilled trolls than you have TRIED to, only to get shot down in flames each time, by yours truly)

APK

P.S.=> Come on big talker - go for it: I'll eat you ALIVE here publicly just to laugh @ your DUMB ass even more...apk

Hey bigmouth (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46242495)

Like calling folks idiots? Like this from you troll http://slashdot.org/comments.p... [slashdot.org]

Prove me wrong dumbass http://games.slashdot.org/comm... [slashdot.org]

It works, & gives folks what they want here (no beta site redirect foisted on them without asking, which is WHY I put it up... they did it to me 1 or 2 times, that beat it, & I gave folks what they wanted).

You're also FREE to *try* to disprove 17 points of FACT that use of custom hosts files gives users more speed, security, reliability, & even added anonymity that I list here where you can download it, free -> http://start64.com/index.php?o... [start64.com]

(Only thing is, on the latter, that FAR more skilled trolls than you have TRIED to, only to get shot down in flames each time, by yours truly)

APK

P.S.=> Come on big talker - go for it: I'll eat you ALIVE here publicly just to laugh @ your DUMB ass even more...apk

Hey bigmouth (-1)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46242503)

Like calling folks idiots? Like this from you troll http://slashdot.org/comments.p... [slashdot.org]

Prove me wrong dumbass http://games.slashdot.org/comm... [slashdot.org]

It works, & gives folks what they want here (no beta site redirect foisted on them without asking, which is WHY I put it up... they did it to me 1 or 2 times, that beat it, & I gave folks what they wanted).

You're also FREE to *try* to disprove 17 points of FACT that use of custom hosts files gives users more speed, security, reliability, & even added anonymity that I list here where you can download it, free -> http://start64.com/index.php?o... [start64.com]

(Only thing is, on the latter, that FAR more skilled trolls than you have TRIED to, only to get shot down in flames each time, by yours truly)

APK

P.S.=> Come on big talker - go for it: I'll eat you ALIVE here publicly just to laugh @ your DUMB ass even more...apk

Hey bigmouth (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46242517)

Like calling folks idiots? Like this from you troll http://slashdot.org/comments.p... [slashdot.org]

Prove me wrong dumbass http://games.slashdot.org/comm... [slashdot.org]

It works, & gives folks what they want here (no beta site redirect foisted on them without asking, which is WHY I put it up... they did it to me 1 or 2 times, that beat it, & I gave folks what they wanted).

You're also FREE to *try* to disprove 17 points of FACT that use of custom hosts files gives users more speed, security, reliability, & even added anonymity that I list here where you can download it, free -> http://start64.com/index.php?o... [start64.com]

(Only thing is, on the latter, that FAR more skilled trolls than you have TRIED to, only to get shot down in flames each time, by yours truly)

APK

P.S.=> Come on big talker - go for it: I'll eat you ALIVE here publicly just to laugh @ your DUMB ass even more...apk

Hey bigmouth (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46242527)

Like calling folks idiots? Like this from you troll http://slashdot.org/comments.p... [slashdot.org]

Prove me wrong dumbass http://games.slashdot.org/comm... [slashdot.org]

It works, & gives folks what they want here (no beta site redirect foisted on them without asking, which is WHY I put it up... they did it to me 1 or 2 times, that beat it, & I gave folks what they wanted).

You're also FREE to *try* to disprove 17 points of FACT that use of custom hosts files gives users more speed, security, reliability, & even added anonymity that I list here where you can download it, free -> http://start64.com/index.php?o... [start64.com]

(Only thing is, on the latter, that FAR more skilled trolls than you have TRIED to, only to get shot down in flames each time, by yours truly)

APK

P.S.=> Come on big talker - go for it: I'll eat you ALIVE here publicly just to laugh @ your DUMB ass even more...apk

Hey bigmouth (-1)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46242531)

Like calling folks idiots? Like this from you troll http://slashdot.org/comments.p... [slashdot.org]

Prove me wrong dumbass http://games.slashdot.org/comm... [slashdot.org]

It works, & gives folks what they want here (no beta site redirect foisted on them without asking, which is WHY I put it up... they did it to me 1 or 2 times, that beat it, & I gave folks what they wanted).

You're also FREE to *try* to disprove 17 points of FACT that use of custom hosts files gives users more speed, security, reliability, & even added anonymity that I list here where you can download it, free -> http://start64.com/index.php?o... [start64.com]

(Only thing is, on the latter, that FAR more skilled trolls than you have TRIED to, only to get shot down in flames each time, by yours truly)

APK

P.S.=> Come on big talker - go for it: I'll eat you ALIVE here publicly just to laugh @ your DUMB ass even more...apk

Hey bigmouth (-1)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46242537)

Like calling folks idiots? Like this from you troll http://slashdot.org/comments.p... [slashdot.org]

Prove me wrong dumbass http://games.slashdot.org/comm... [slashdot.org]

It works, & gives folks what they want here (no beta site redirect foisted on them without asking, which is WHY I put it up... they did it to me 1 or 2 times, that beat it, & I gave folks what they wanted).

You're also FREE to *try* to disprove 17 points of FACT that use of custom hosts files gives users more speed, security, reliability, & even added anonymity that I list here where you can download it, free -> http://start64.com/index.php?o... [start64.com]

(Only thing is, on the latter, that FAR more skilled trolls than you have TRIED to, only to get shot down in flames each time, by yours truly)

APK

P.S.=> Come on big talker - go for it: I'll eat you ALIVE here publicly just to laugh @ your DUMB ass even more...apk

Hey bigmouth (-1)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46242547)

Like calling folks idiots? Like this from you troll http://slashdot.org/comments.p... [slashdot.org]

Prove me wrong dumbass http://games.slashdot.org/comm... [slashdot.org]

It works, & gives folks what they want here (no beta site redirect foisted on them without asking, which is WHY I put it up... they did it to me 1 or 2 times, that beat it, & I gave folks what they wanted).

You're also FREE to *try* to disprove 17 points of FACT that use of custom hosts files gives users more speed, security, reliability, & even added anonymity that I list here where you can download it, free -> http://start64.com/index.php?o... [start64.com]

(Only thing is, on the latter, that FAR more skilled trolls than you have TRIED to, only to get shot down in flames each time, by yours truly)

APK

P.S.=> Come on big talker - go for it: I'll eat you ALIVE here publicly just to laugh @ your DUMB ass even more...apk

Hey bigmouth (-1)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46242553)

Like calling folks idiots? Like this from you troll http://slashdot.org/comments.p... [slashdot.org]

Prove me wrong dumbass http://games.slashdot.org/comm... [slashdot.org]

It works, & gives folks what they want here (no beta site redirect foisted on them without asking, which is WHY I put it up... they did it to me 1 or 2 times, that beat it, & I gave folks what they wanted).

You're also FREE to *try* to disprove 17 points of FACT that use of custom hosts files gives users more speed, security, reliability, & even added anonymity that I list here where you can download it, free -> http://start64.com/index.php?o... [start64.com]

(Only thing is, on the latter, that FAR more skilled trolls than you have TRIED to, only to get shot down in flames each time, by yours truly)

APK

P.S.=> Come on big talker - go for it: I'll eat you ALIVE here publicly just to laugh @ your DUMB ass even more...apk

Hey bigmouth (-1)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46242563)

Like calling folks idiots? Like this from you troll http://slashdot.org/comments.p... [slashdot.org]

Prove me wrong dumbass http://games.slashdot.org/comm... [slashdot.org]

It works, & gives folks what they want here (no beta site redirect foisted on them without asking, which is WHY I put it up... they did it to me 1 or 2 times, that beat it, & I gave folks what they wanted).

You're also FREE to *try* to disprove 17 points of FACT that use of custom hosts files gives users more speed, security, reliability, & even added anonymity that I list here where you can download it, free -> http://start64.com/index.php?o... [start64.com]

(Only thing is, on the latter, that FAR more skilled trolls than you have TRIED to, only to get shot down in flames each time, by yours truly)

APK

P.S.=> Come on big talker - go for it: I'll eat you ALIVE here publicly just to laugh @ your DUMB ass even more...apk

Re:This is worth a Slashdot article? (2)

wonkey_monkey (2592601) | about 2 months ago | (#46241773)

For a single-core system, this will make things *slower*.

Unless Chrome checks how many cores/threads are available and acts accordingly.

Re:This is worth a Slashdot article? (3, Insightful)

thegarbz (1787294) | about 2 months ago | (#46242237)

Multi-core systems have been the norm for consumers for what, 5 years now? Probably longer. One of the biggest complaints about the multi-core trend is that software isn't written to take advantage of it.

So I give you the following food for thought:
- Consumers who care about speed are unlikely to have a 10 year old computer.
- Consumers who have a 10 year old computer are unlikely to complain about the overhead multi-threading has on a single core computer.

Re:This is worth a Slashdot article? (1)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46242063)

I've been saying for years that Chrome was pathetic on how it makes poor use of multicore systems.

Javascript and threading being the number one problem.

The number two problem with chrome, click tools-task manager.
Browser 520MB
Tab Gmail: 120MB
Tab Twitter: 253MB
Tab Slashdot.org: 40MB (not Beta)
Tab Youtube: 94MB
GPU Process: 258MB
Plug-in: Shockwave Flash: 126MB

4 tabs open and 1.2GB of ram is consumed. This is a 32bit application.
Chrome needs to:
Enable 64bit mode, so leaking javascript apps like gmail and twitter don't crash after being open for half a day
Fix leaking Javascript
Make one-click flash be treated as though there is no flash installed OR flash installed. The former allows sites to fall back to html5 video if that is what the flash is, the latter just makes it no better than pathetic adblock.
Selectively disable Javascript functions for certain/all domains. I want eval() and document.write to die, as well as window.open()

Clarity (0, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46241141)

RTFA... If you're left with questions from the summary then click on the link; the TFA is quite well written.

Performance (2)

Sperbels (1008585) | about 2 months ago | (#46241171)

Why would you be dynamically loading new code in the middle of a game loop anyway? You would have know this causes issues when you designed the application and would have loaded it all up prior to executing the loop.

Re:Performance (1)

dshk (838175) | about 2 months ago | (#46241211)

It does not count when you load the code. What it does count is when it gets (Just in Time) compiled.

Re:Performance (1)

Sperbels (1008585) | about 2 months ago | (#46241251)

Is it not compiled as soon it browser receives it?

Re:Performance (1)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46241305)

It is, but is is done using a non-optimizing compiler to get it going quickly. A second pass is then ran through an optimizing compiler for commonly use segments.

If you had read the fine article you would have known that.

Re:Performance (1)

lucm (889690) | about 2 months ago | (#46241641)

What is the point of reading the article when other people can do it instead and answer questions for stuff that is not obvious in the summary?

You must be one of the 53%.

Re:Performance (4, Informative)

Darktan (817653) | about 2 months ago | (#46241307)

Nope. That's the Just In Time part of the JIT. Javascript can't be (efficiently) compiled to native code until the data types of function arguments are know. Since Javascript is a dynamic language, the types can't be known until the function is actually called.

Re:Performance (1)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46241311)

Is it not compiled as soon it browser receives it?

Obviously it is not. JIT does not mean "javac" in disguise. JIT can be used to optimize runtime performance of a loop as it is executing, something a static compiler never does.

Re:Performance (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46241375)

Well, actually Profile Guided Optimizations can be used by statically compiled languages to achieve many of the same effects for a large variety of code situations. You compile, run it through a profiler, then compile again with the newly generated profiling data. This allows your statically compiled code to optimize loops that are hot spots in your code.

It's not perfect of course, as some loops may not execute often (or at all) depending on different input data between runs. However it will work well for a wide variety of cases.

Re:Performance (1)

khellendros1984 (792761) | about 2 months ago | (#46242111)

That, and we're talking about Javascript; javac doesn't ever enter into the picture. It's equally true and equally relevant to say that JIT does not mean "python" or "g++" in disguise.

Re:Performance (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46241319)

it is not

Re:Performance (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46241335)

No, that's not how JIT works

Re:Performance (3, Informative)

dshk (838175) | about 2 months ago | (#46241341)

No, JavaScript is not compiled before execution, because that would delay startup. It starts in interpreted mode. Then the runtime environment gradually compiles frequently running code. I do not know how advanced are the JavaScript runners, but the Java JIT compiler can even compile the same code fragment several times, using different optimizations as it collects more runtime statistics.

Re:Performance (2)

Threni (635302) | about 2 months ago | (#46241399)

> the Java JIT compiler can even compile the same code fragment several times, using different optimizations as
> it collects more runtime statistics.

Yes, it can start off optimized for grabbing VISA credit card numbers, but if it notices more Mastercards coming through the keylogger it can adapt accordingly.

History repeats itself (0)

dshk (838175) | about 2 months ago | (#46241183)

Great. Now we have to wait just another 10 years and we get a fantastic JavaScript runtime environment which will be as fast as ... the Java runtime today.

Re:History repeats itself (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46241419)

Whoa -- when did java start running in browsers without a plugin?

Call me... (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46241457)

...when we have a fantastic JVM, and not just a klunky, half-decent one that's past its prime. Until then I'll happily take a JS equivalent that still has promise.

Re:Call me... (2)

dshk (838175) | about 2 months ago | (#46241595)

We have the same performance critical application in both Java and Javascript. After doing many optimizations in JavaScript (and therefore running into several JavaScript JIT compiler bugs in different browser versions!), JavaScript is still much slower. JS is indeed a promise, but only because it is in newborn state if we consider using it for larger applications.

It is not an accident that Google tries to replace JavaScript with Dart, which already outperforms JavaScript and is more suitable for larger applications. JavaScript was never intended for such purpose. It is very good however, for scripting a web page.

Re: Call me... (1)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46242455)

Dart is a silly idea in an age where we have vms running scripts in browsers. Even Mozilla knows to develop asm.js and let the user choose their language. If people can even use types on ES6 then Dart isn't necessary.

Re:History repeats itself (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46241527)

It's true: starting a web browser is roughly the same level of slow, expensive start up as a JVM too..

Soon we'll have yet another a way to write programs that take 0.5s to run before even starting any useful work.

Still uses more CPU than IE/FF (0)

Billly Gates (198444) | about 2 months ago | (#46241207)

The fan on my computer keeps going up with 30% CPU usage on my hexcore system when playing youtube or running anything javascript intense on Chrome.

The other 2 browsers do not have this issue. Chrome might win on some artificial benchmarks but GPU acceleration and real usage sap too much CPU and I hate hearing my fan keep blowing when I listen to a simple song. FYI I have an ATI 7850 with about:flags set to use GPU and acceleration when available with CSS, smooth scroll, and other settings. IE and FF turn this on by default and still.

I am typing this on IE 10 for this reason. SIGH

Re:Still uses more CPU than IE/FF (0)

sexconker (1179573) | about 2 months ago | (#46241255)

The fan on my computer keeps going up with 30% CPU usage on my hexcore system when playing youtube or running anything javascript intense on Chrome.

The other 2 browsers do not have this issue. Chrome might win on some artificial benchmarks but GPU acceleration and real usage sap too much CPU and I hate hearing my fan keep blowing when I listen to a simple song. FYI I have an ATI 7850 with about:flags set to use GPU and acceleration when available with CSS, smooth scroll, and other settings. IE and FF turn this on by default and still.

I am typing this on IE 10 for this reason. SIGH

I was with you up until you said IE 10. Everyone knows the Jumper of Chairs rolls IE 11.

Re:Still uses more CPU than IE/FF (1)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46241463)

Solution : Unplug fan cable.

Gooby Pls!

Re:Still uses more CPU than IE/FF (3, Informative)

thegarbz (1787294) | about 2 months ago | (#46242317)

I call bullshit. Just tested this myself:

Chrome Experiments on a CPU intensive page with half screen filled: 23% CPU
Firefox on the same page: 49% CPU

Chrome playing a 1080p Youtube Video: 7% CPU
Firefox playing a 1080p Youtube Video: 3% CPU, Flash plugin for Firefox 8% CPU

In both cases the GPU load appeared identical. Firefox v26, Chrome v32. I don't have IE10 or the flash player plugin for IE9 so it couldn't be tested.

It doesn't already do this? (1)

RobertJ1729 (2640799) | about 2 months ago | (#46241359)

Is anyone else surprised that it doesn't already do this? Do the other browsers not do this either?

Re:It doesn't already do this? (2, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46241437)

As far as I know Firefox already has this feature, and Internet Explorer had it even longer than that. Chrome is no longer the leading web browser, this is a nice illustration of that.

Re:It doesn't already do this? (2)

Tailhook (98486) | about 2 months ago | (#46241809)

Is anyone else surprised...?

I sure am. I mean these browsers are so expensive you'd think they'd optimize them for something other than making 8-10 levels of recursive <iframes> work so well for advertiser CDNs. I pay a lot of money for my Chrome license, just like you, and I expect more for my money than just a banner ad pump.

doesn't fucking matter. (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46241703)

chrome = google = spying for da man and for profit = no thanks.

Google Invents Multithreading (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46241797)

Welcome to 1998

Re:Google Invents Multithreading (2)

Virtucon (127420) | about 2 months ago | (#46242105)

How stupid! The concept of multi-threading has been around since the 1950s. [clemson.edu]

Every day now I'm still amazed at how little newer members of the technology community actually know about the history, at least some concept, of where modern computing originated.

Re:Google Invents Multithreading (1)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46242925)

One can always find predecessors for any technology going back to the Flintstones era. Of course, there were many attempts at vector processing, SIMD, instruction pipelining, dual pipelines, speculative execution and so forth going way back to the early days of modern computing. Most of these early efforts were very low-level in nature.

I think the modern concept of threads was solidified by the Mach kernel group at CMU in the late '80s. Chances are, they picked up on some academic research that was working as a proof of concept in some other university labs, and made it suitable for actual general purpose use.

In node.js too ? (1)

jcdr (178250) | about 2 months ago | (#46241927)

Maybe in a future revision. This would bee great !

Re:In node.js too ? (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46242301)

Node.js doesn't have a UI that will skip frames, so I don't think it's very important. Actually, it may be a bit detrimental. I got this opinion after seeing that Java uses one VM profile on your desktop and another VM profile on servers - they do a lot more aggressive stuff on the server, stuff that would make you throw your desktop into a wall.

Re:In node.js too ? (1)

jcdr (178250) | about 2 months ago | (#46242403)

While I agree that node.js don't have a UI, it still have to balance the time passed to compile and the time passed to execute. AFAIK, node.js use a single thread loop for the execution and probably for the compilation too. I think that dispatching the compilation to a second thread could reduce the latency of the execution thread.

Too Late (1, Insightful)

Virtucon (127420) | about 2 months ago | (#46242085)

I've gone back to Firefox although I hadn't really left it. Why? Spying constantly and most recently disabling extensions without your approval and you have no way to re-enable them. This is because they want all extension developers to use their web store to funnel extensions out to the browsers, creating another fucking walled garden. I think it's not only time to de-Chrome but to de-Google completely, I'm tired of changing policies and them breaking shit just for shits and giggles.

Re:Too Late (1)

Frankie70 (803801) | about 2 months ago | (#46243119)

My biggest question is why all Google products (Chrome, GTalk etc) install a Windows Service. Most other browsers manage well enough without needing a Windows Service?

Threads (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46242757)

They discovered threads just in 2014

Kudos

APK IS BACK! (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 2 months ago | (#46243385)

Holy fuck! APK is fucking back! Yeah, bring the mass murderer back to the masses!
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<ecode>    while(1) { do_something(); } </ecode>
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