Code Bases

  • Facebook’s HHVM Speeds Up Box

    … Thinking outside of the box worked for Box, as Joseph Marrama, a software engineer at the file-sharing and cloud content-management service, described in a blog post how Facebook’s HipHop Virtual Machine open-source PHP runtime allowed it to boost the speed of its applications. Marrama wrote: At Box, we’ve had our collective eye on the HipHop…

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  • Facebook Open-Sources JavaScript Static-Type Checker Flow

    …, underlying the design of Flow is the assumption that most JavaScript code is implicitly statically typed; even though types may not appear anywhere in the code, they are in the developer’s mind as a way to reason about the correctness of the code. Flow infers those types automatically wherever possible, which means that it can find type errors…

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