Browser benchmark update: Lunascape 5.1.2

By Sterling “Chip” Camden Contributing Writer, [GAS] On July 2, Lunascape (the browser that offers three different rendering engines) officially released version 5.1, and then followed that up on July 15 with version 5.1.2.  We reviewed the alpha and beta versions earlier.  Since we recently benchmarked JavaScript performance for the other major browsers, let’s catch […]


[GAS] Explains: What is Metaprogramming?

By Sterling “Chip” Camden Contributing Writer, [GAS] In recent years, the Greek root meta has perhaps become overused.  Originally, it was just a lowly preposition meaning “after”, “beyond”, or simply “with” – but especially since the writings of Douglas Hofstadter it has taken on the meaning of a higher level of abstraction, especially a self-referential […]