Surprising winner in JavaScript speed wars: Metro IE10

While it's impossible to objectively measure Web browser 'speed,' a few JavaScript benchmark tests produced surprising results


By
Woody Leonhard | InfoWorld

Late last week Google announced it had released an iOS version of the Chrome browser. Expectations for the iOS interface ran high, but nobody expected iOS Chrome to shake off the lethargy that's a defining characteristic of all Web browsers running on iOS.

To put it simply, Apple doesn't let Web browsers run their own JavaScript engines. As I explained a couple of months ago, non-Apple browsers are all forced to use a slow rendering class known as UIWebView, while Safari gets to run its Nitro version of JavaScript. It's anything but a level playing field.
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