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Discussion on: 🚀⚙️Deep Dive in to JavaScript Engine - (Chrome V8)

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Edison Augusthy Author

Thanks for pointing out mistakes

Actually V8 use JIT (Just-In-Time) compiler, it doesn't follow traditional way of using Interpreter,
For JIT compilation v8 uses a pipeline called Ignition which is also called as Ignition interpreter

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Prabakaran Karuppannan

Thanks for the explanation.

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Didn't they add an Interpreter back because its faster for code that will run only once?
I would say V8 actually does both interpretation and compilation and can switch between them whenever is needed.