What is Chakra?
Chakra Going Open Source as ChakraCore
According to the Microsoft’s official blog, “We’re investing more than ever in improving Chakra and are excited to team up with our community to drive further improvements. In addition to the public [Microsoft means the ‘open source community’], several organizations have already expressed interest in contributing to ChakraCore — among many others, we look forward to working with Intel, AMD and NodeSource as we develop this community.”
ChakraCore Doesn’t Include:
What Does Chakra Offer?
- The parser
- The interpreter
- The JIT (just-in-time) compiler
- The Garbage collector
- The application programming interface (API) used to embed the engine into apps (like used in Edge)