I/O chat with Sathya Gunasekaran and Mathias Bynens

In this episode we chat to Sathya Gunasekaran and Mathias Bynens, who work on the V8 JavaScript team. We cover stuff like:

  • Pronouncing names.
  • Modules vs classic scripts.
  • let & const scoping.
  • Class fields, as in private properties.
  • Dynamic imports.
  • Modules in workers.
  • How V8 dealt with Meltdown and Spectre.
  • Pipeline vs bind.

Also check out their I/O talk, Building the future of the web with modern JavaScript