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  • Facebook’s HHVM Speeds Up Box

    …. The performance gains we’re seeing with HHVM exceeded all expectations: In testing, our average request latency dropped by a factor of three. This latency is measured as the time between when a request enters our infrastructure and when it leaves, which includes time spent in our PHP code base, as well as time spent talking to various back-end services…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebook- 8 readers -
  • Facebook Open-Sources JavaScript Static-Type Checker Flow

    … The latest software to be open-sourced by Facebook is Flow, a static-type checker for JavaScript. Extensive details about Flow are available in this post on the Facebook Engineering blog by software engineers Avik Chaudhuri, Basil Hosmer and Gabriel Levi, but here are the basics: Flow adds static typing to JavaScript to improve developer…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 8 readers -