Chakra – Microsoft’s powerful Javascript Engine is going open source

‘Chakra’ is the core javascript engine powering Microsoft Edge browser for Windows 10. At JSConf Florida Microsoft has stated it is going to make Chakra open source and avaiable on Github. Chakra was developed by Microsoft in 2008 from scratch. Apart from Microsoft Edge browser, Chakra powers Universal Windows applications like in  Xbox, a Windows phone, or a desktop PC. It also powers services like Azure, Cortana and Outlook.com. Chakra is in a sense more than Edge…

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Google Chrome can now save data upto 70 percent

Using a mobile phone to access a web app on a slow connection can be a very painful and frustrating experience. Everybody has at some point experienced this. The reason for this is, on average  60 to 70 percent data on a website   consists of images and they can take lot of time to load on a slow connection. Google has tried to ease this pain by incorporating a new data saver mode in…

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