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SpiderMonkey API Futures

“I have altered the SpiderMonkey API. Pray I do not alter it further.” –Darth Mandelin It’s time for a new API. Why. The immediate trigger is that we’re building a generational GC. We need generational GC in order to greatly reduce GC pauses for short-lived objects and make games, apps, and audio/video run more smoothly. […]

The MoCo Handbook for New Employees

Don’t you wish there were one? That was my first thought upon coming across the Valve Handbook for New Employees. It has sweet comic book art and everything. After skimming it, my next thoughts were along the lines of: 300 employees and no managers at all? Everyone just decides themselves what to work on? What […]