Smart Tech for a better Web
Today there were two good news in my inbox. First, a Chromium branch has arrived with the integrated Multi-VM which has been proposed to WebKit! It was only a matter of time this happens. For now you need to build this browser yourself. At the moment the build is tested on Mac OS X and Linux - be aware, there were no security tests so far, use at own risk. What is it actually? A browser which supports native Dart and therefore can run the new script type “application/dart”, like this:
This frameworks relies on top of Darts Isolates - the way for concurrency in Dart. Looking at it, this framework is a great way to use Isolates without the low level pain :-)
As you can imagine, if you send the “say hello” command to this Actor, the parameter is printed. Some more classes are needed to bring this to fly, like the ActorManager, which creates these Actors. Stay tuned for a blog post on this one!